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Monday, May 2, 2016

A swallow steampunk necklace project

Here is another project we made with Albina Manning recently, a steampunk style necklace. We used some natural stone beads, copper and antique finish finds, and a vintage copper swallow charm as a focal point.

I think it turned out   great. Use your finds and imagination and you will make a great necklace for yourself.


Here is what we use to make ours:


Tools: Wire cutters, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers (2 pairs)
Materials: beads, charm (bird), chain, clasp, jump rings, 20 ga wire.

Here is how to make this:


Lay out your beads, charms and chains to see how you want your future necklace to looks like.

Using 20 ga wire and your tools, make wrapped loops on the both sides of beads.


Using jump rings, attach beads and pieces of chain in the order you would like.






Attach the clasp with jump rings.


Happy making!



2 comments:

Sveta Chay said...

Very interesting!

Viki said...

Great idea and nice necklace, thank you for your sharing.