I tried a woven bead necklace like this, but I think this weave would have kept it more structured

Woven Bead Statement Necklace - DIY

Hmm, yarn instead of cording to make it cheap...or would the yarn be too flimsy? Ooo, make a bracelet with one or two center strings longer to use for a tie.

Here are some Easy DIY Rope Jewelry Ideas. The main material is a rope and in order to make some awesome jewelry you can add studs, rhinestones, chains.

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