The Upcycled Brooch Bracelet

August 24, 2015Sheri Pavlović

Most of us have a tacky brooch (or three) lurking at the bottom of our jewelry boxes so why not transform them into quirky one of a kind arm adornments?

Upcycled brooch bracelet tutorial

Raid your stash or hit the thrift shop and create the upcycled brooch bracelet for yourself! (also makes a groovy DIY gift!)

upcycled brooch bracelet tutorial

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Grab a brooch, some chain, a clasp (I pinched mine from that broken necklace) and your pliers.

upcycled brooch bracelet tutorial

Remove the pin from the back of the brooch and any other excess sillines (those ugly side chains had to go!)

upcycled brooch bracelet tutorial

Measure the chain around your wrist and chop to your desired length then attach it to the brooch.

**if your brooch does not have handy side loops to attach the chain to simply attach it to the remaining brooch clasp & post as I did in my Refashioning 101: Upcycled Accessories tutorial

upcycled brooch bracelet tutorial

Add the clasp.

upcycled brooch bracelet tutorial

And your fancy new arm gear is complete!

upcycled brooch bracelet tutorial

I was not a fan of those faux pearls so I put on my refashionista thinking cap,

upcycled brooch bracelet tutorial

and painted over the beads with some coordinating nail polish! Much better!

diy upcycled brooch bracelet tutorial

A fabulous, completely unique accessory created from bits I already had!

For more funky DIYs take a peek at my tutorial index and always remember to keep up your Passion for Refashion!

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