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Learn a Weave

Half Persian 4-1 Stretchy Bangle

This stretchy half Persian 4-1 bangle is ideal jewellery for men and women.

Half Persian 4-1 is an intermediate weave but do not be put off giving it a go as we have used large rings and you don't have to close the o-rings! These instructions also show you how to join Half Persian 4-1.

half persian bangle

For an 18cm bangle, you will need:

The EPDM rubber o-rings come in nine different colours.

Tools:

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1.
Link one silver aluminium jump ring through four red o-rings and close. Lay out the rings as shown.

step 1

2.
Move ring no. 4 into position between ring no. 2 and ring no. 3. It is important to get the position of these rings correct.

step 2

3.
The rings have been renumbered. Place one o-ring (no. 4) behind the last o-ring in the weave (no. 3).

Pass one open silver ring down through o-rings no. 1 and 2 and bring it back up through rings no. 4 and 3. Close the jump ring.

step 3

4.
Repeat step 3 until the bangle is the correct size for your wrist.

5.
The rings have been renumbered. Position the ends of your bangle as shown in the picture.

step 5

6.
Place ring no. 3 on top of ring no. 4.

step 6

7.
Weave one open silver ring down through o-rings no. 1 and 2 and up through o-rings no. 3 and 4. Close the jump ring.

step 7

8.
Weave one open silver ring down through o-rings no. 2 and 3 and up through o-rings no. 4 and 5. Close the jump ring.

step 8

9.
Weave one open silver ring down through o-rings no. 3 and 4 and up through o-rings no. 5 and 6. Close the jump ring. Your bangle is now complete.

step 9

Variations

  • Use different coloured o-rings and matching anodised aluminium jump rings for blocks of colours.
  • Use only metal jump rings and make a chain, using a clasp to fasten. Jump rings sizes for half Persian 4-1 are:
    • rd8-64, id 8.3mm, 1.63mm for a chunky chain
    • rd6-50, id 6.7mm, 1.29mm for a medium chain
    • rd4-32, id 5mm, 0.81mm for a finer chain