5 pink-colored pile of beaded bracelets for a personalized bracelet ideas blog post.

Personalized Bracelet Ideas

Mother’s Day is May 9th this year, and it’s never too early to start thinking of gifts! I have DIY personalized bracelet ideas to get you started.

Gifts should not be limited by biology. It’s a wonderful day to honor all the exceptional women in your life that are moms.

Remember sisters, aunts, cousins, and friends. It’s just a perfect day to show someone you love and appreciate them. ❤️

If you would prefer to BUY a personalized bracelet, click HERE for Bracelet Gift Ideas for Women. 

Custom Beaded Bracelets

Today’s project is designed to make someone feel extra special because it will be customized just for them.

Choose their favorite colors, style, and add personalized charms, words, an initial, and/or names that they hold dear.

This is a really easy project! The hardest part is narrowing down selections because there are sooo many options and an abundance of beautiful beads available! Let’s do this.


Letter Beads and Charm Ideas

Below are ideas for custom additions to include in your designs.

Children or Family Names or Initials

+  children’s names
+  grandchildren’s names
+  grown child’s family names
+  an initial for each family member

Bracelet Charms

+  a birthstone for each child or grandchild
+  religious or spiritual, ie: cross or heart
+  special interest or hobby, ie: gardening
+  favorite brand, ie: Chanel logo

Inspirational Words, Short Quotes, or Mantras

+  spiritual, ie: my faith is bigger than my fear
+  a challenge, ie: be brave
+  inspiration, ie: be the light
+  I am statements, ie: I am powerful




What you Need to Make Elastic Stretch Bracelets

These are the materials you will need to make stretchy bracelets. Scroll down farther for bead and charm ideas and where to buy information. Not all products are pictured above. All affiliate links in this post are blue.

Jewelry Making Supplies

Stretch Bead Cord HERE 
G-S Hypo Cement HERE
BeadSmith Big Eye Beading Needles HERE
BeadSmith Thread Snips
Bead Mat optional



Where to Buy Bead and Charms

If you are interested in purchasing any of the beads in today’s project examples, below are links. I have separated into the exact product matches and similar products when I could not find the exact product availability. Affiliate below links in blue.


Pink Stack of Bracelet Supplies

Exact Products Used:
Mother of Pearl Letter Beads HERE
Zinc Alloy Geometric Bead Strand HERE

Similar Products:
More Bead Ideas HERE 
Pink Quartz Gemstones HERE
Mother of Pearl Letter Beads from Amazon HERE
Beads with Letters HERE


Blue Stack of Bracelet Materials

Exact Products Used:
Letter Alphabet Beads 5mm HERE
Silver Plated Hematite (Mixed Colors in Package) HERE
Grey Cloudy Quartz HERE
Heart Charms, Silver and Gold HERE

Similar Products:
Lots of Bead Ideas HERE 
Beads with Letters on Them HERE




Charms Ideas for Bracelets

Here are more ideas for fun charms to add to your bracelet!

Bracelet Charm Ideas HERE

How to Make Elastic Stretch Bracelets

Below are two great bracelet tutorials to walk you through the stringing process.

Make a Bracelet with Elastic & Stretch Cord Basics

Tutorial Stretch Cord Basics HERE

How to Reinforce an Elastic Beaded Bracelet

Instructions to Reinforce a Stretch Bracelet HERE



I hope you enjoy these personalized bracelet ideas and make your own too! The possibilities are endless. 😍

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