What is a paracord survival bracelet?

What is a paracord survival bracelet?

A Paracord bracelet is a bracelet woven out of paracord. Paracord bracelets are also known as survival bracelets, 550 cord bracelets, or parachute cord bracelets and are considered a survival tool. The bracelets are worn by survivalists, hikers, climbers, campers, or anyone who enjoys the outdoors.

Is 550 paracord a 4mm?

Amazon Basics 550 Type III Paracord, 7-Strand Core, High Strength – 5/32 Inch x 100 Foot (4mm x 30m), Orange.

How do I know how much paracord I need for a bracelet?

Actual amount of cord used for the bracelet is about 1 foot of cord for every 1 inch of knotted bracelet length. So if your wrist is 8 inches you’d use approximately 8 feet of cord.

How to make paracord bracelet?


  • Tape measure
  • 550 paracord (about 10 feet)
  • Lighter and candle
  • Side release buckle
  • Piece of wood with nail or peg (For bracelet without buckle)
  • How to make a two color paracord bracelet?

    • Cut two equal 4 ft. pieces of paracord, one of each color. • Once this is done you must melt the ends so they don’t fray. • If the internal string, or the “guts” of the cord is exposed a bit, simply cut about a centimeter of the cord off at the end to enable a clean burn.

    How to make paracord projects?

    DIY Mad Max Style Paracord Bracelet Here’s an amazing DIY paracord project for Mad Max fans.

  • DIY Paracord Bracelet And Monkey Fist This is one of those tutorials that teach you how to make two things in one video.
  • DIY Quick Paracord Bracelet Have you ever tried making a paracord bracelet in the past and it took forever to get the hang of it?
  • How to braid a paracord bracelet?

    Do your research first. While it might seem overwhelming,there are plenty of resources that can help you get started.

  • Make sure you start out with enough cord length. A common mistake is running out of cord,causing large amounts of frustration.
  • Be careful when melting or joining two different cords together.
  • Finish properly.
  • Know that it takes time.