I started experimenting with braid designs to make a wedding band and matching bracelets for my fiancée. (And you can see the bracelets and a variation on the band in my shop as well.) I kept playing with the braid design, and it turns out that you get something pretty cool if you space the strands of the braid enough that they no longer intersect. This bracelet is made of a braid of nine strands woven through each other. Printed in nylon (the 'strong and flexible' materials), the separate but interlocked strands make the bracelet a bit stretchy and bouncy.
Please select a size when ordering. The lengths listed are the inside circumference of the bracelet in its relaxed state. They stretch a bit, which makes it easier to get your hand through them. If you would like a size other than the ones listed, just choose 'other/custom' and tell me what size you would like in the 'special instructions' window. You do have to create an account with Shapeways to place an order, but it only takes a few seconds!
Note: I have only printed this design in the 'strong and flexible' plastic materials. It also meets the design rules for the detail plastics materials, but I don't know how flexible or how delicate the bracelets are when printed in them. I think they would look pretty cool printed in the transparent detail plastics, but they might not be suitable to wear.
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