Handcrafted Jewellery Making Bracelets. What is the best way for a beginner to make a bracelet using beads?Here we answer the question of where to start in making your first bracelet using beads. For a beginner the easiest way to start with bracelet making is to do a stretch elastic beaded bracelet. This will give you confidence and teach you a few things along the way. The best thing to do is to buy some beads that you like and some clear jewellers elastic. Remember the smaller the bead the fiddlier and more difficult it is.