One of my favorite design trends at the moment is agate. Whether in home decor, fashion or DIYs, agate is an automatic showstopper. The natural variations in pattern and coloration make this material a unique embellishment to any of your favorite accessories. No two pieces of agate are alike! So if you’re looking for some bling to wear this New Year’s Eve and beyond, celebrate the new year with a DIYed agate cuff.


Materials and Tools:

– brass cuff

– agate slice

– rhinestones

– E6000 glue

– toothpick


Round up your materials and get ready to knock out the easiest DIY cuff ever!


Place a dot of E600 glue onto the center of your brass cuff. Position your agate slice on top of the glue and press firmly down. Allow to dry to for one hour. Pro Tip: Find something to prop this up on so you don’t have to hold it while you wait!


Once your agate slice has dried, it’s time to add your rhinestones. Begin by laying out your pattern onto the cuff. When you’re satisfied with the design, apply small dabs of E6000 glue onto the flat side of the rhinestones. A toothpick will help apply just the right amount of glue. Repeat the pattern onto the other side of the agate cuff, and viola! That’s all it takes to make a totally unique cuff that everyone is bound to love.


This cuff is so elegant and simple to put together. Wear it with an LBD and you’ve got yourself an outfit.


Add instant glam to any outfit in no time at all. And with all of those NYE parties coming up, we can all use a little extra glam.

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DIY Production and Styling: Lee Schellenberger and Marianne Koo

Photography: Chris Andre

Models: Kelly Bryden