These lovely bracelets would be the perfect gift to your BFF. Watch the video, and learn how to craft stackable bracelets using the “square knots” technique. See video and written instructions here: http://gwyl.io/easy-make-square-knot-bracelets/
Zen Spiral Hoop Earrings Tutorial — Jewelry Making Journal This looks very nice for a beginner. Variations could include hammering for texture, some strategic weaving of thin wire to give it sturdiness, hanging a bead on bottom, etc.