Prayer bead paracord bracelet

A beautiful alternating color bracelet with a round design.

The advantage of the prayer bead paracord bracelet is that it has a round design, paired with alternating colors. The prayer bead technique is always handy and can be used on religious items such as rosaries and cross necklaces. I must say that the bracelet looks a lot better then I expected it to, even with my choice of colors.


  • Difficulty: medium
  • Cord storage: medium
  • Child friendly: no

Supplies needed

  • paracord 550, one or two colors, can be done with more
  • heat source to melt the cord (a lighter works just fine)
  • something to cut the cord with

How to make a prayer bead paracord bracelet

In the following tutorial you will learn how to make a prayer bead paracord bracelet. It is a very short tutorial, since the bracelet itself is fairly to make. The only knots you will need to know are the prayer bead and the diamond knot.

The concept for making this bracelet is to alternate the color of the prayer beads by making a bead, then using that color as the core and making the next prayer bead with the other color. It is much easier to understand the technique using the following tutorial.


About Markwell

I am a defense science graduate. I like to create beautiful things out of paracord.

One comment

  1. I just love your arts

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