These turquoise bracelets look like turquoise pieces worn by Native Americans in the West.
What You'll Need:
- Paper towel tube
- Aluminum foil
- Rubbing alcohol
- Measuring cup
- Small glass bowl
- Blue and green food coloring
- Macaroni shells
- Paper towels
- Craft glue
How to make turquoise bracelets:
Step 1: Cut a paper towel tube into 1-1/2-inch-wide bands. Check to see if the tube will slide onto your wrist. If it doesn't, cut the tube so it forms a C. Cover the bracelet with aluminum foil.
Step 2: Put 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol in a small glass bowl. Add a few drops of blue food coloring and one drop of green food coloring. Stir the colors to blend them.
Step 3: Color the macaroni shells by placing a few at a time into the glass bowl. Remove the macaroni from the alcohol mixture with a spoon, and place them on a paper towel to dry. Continue until all the macaroni shells are colored. An adult should dispose of the rubbing alcohol when done.
Step 4: When the macaroni shells are dry, glue them to the covered bands to make bracelets. All your friends will want some of your stunning "turquoise and silver" jewelry!
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