I've covered the Shambala style of macrame bracelets before (see links below). These usually feature knotted closures which look nice but take extra time to complete. 

So take a tip from Katrine who writes a most appropriately named blog - Make It and Fake It.  Her DIY gold clover bracelet tutorial uses macrame knots on both sides of the bracelet. What was clever was her simple short cut using just a metal tube for the clasp area!

I shall be checking if I have any larger holed metal cylinders in my stash!

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