Mixed Metal Necklace
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Mixed Metal Necklace

Owner of Charitable Creations Jewelry, Shelly Medeiros has built a unique handmade jewelry business that has captured the hearts of her customers. Her jewelry designs are available exclusively online and in her Etsy shop. For Shelly, creating handmade items is an activity she remembers doing as a child. As a self-taught artisan, her custom jewelry designs are stunning and painstakingly detailed.
 

Shelly enjoys using her hands to create quality jewelry pieces that will enhance and bring happiness to another person’s life. With dedication to design and quality manufacturing, Shelly’s jewelry line is unique and original. Best of all, she enjoys offering stylish and affordable jewelry to fit any occasion or budget.

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Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Disc Cutter
  • Bench Block
  • Dapping Block
  • Brass Hammer
  • Chasing Hammer
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Set of Flat Nose Pliers
  • Wire Cutters
  • Hole Punch
  • 2 – 7 inch pieces of cable chain
  • Findings Set (jump rings, head pins and lobster clasps)
  • Textured Metal Sheets (One Brass Colored and One Copper Colored)
  • 4 - Decorative Beads
 

Project Instructions

Using your disc cutter cut one 1 ¼ inch circle from the brass colored textured sheet and two 1 inch circles from the copper colored sheet.

Using the round end of your chasing hammer, lightly hammer the edges of all three round discs.

Using the hole punch, punch two holes in each disc (holes should be opposite each other on disc).

Using the dapping block, dome all three discs.

Using the heap pins from the finding set, take your four beads and create eyelets on each end of the beads using your round nose pliers and wire cutters.

Connect the beads and discs together using the jump rings from your findings set. Be sure to alternate between discs and beads with the large disc as your center.

Using your wire cutters cut two 7 inch pieces of cable chain and attach one end of each piece of chain to your metal work using a jump ring. Attach a jump ring to the other end of chain and a lobster clasp to the other side of chain. Your necklace is ready to wear.