By Amy Hanna
Learn the place to discover brilliant classic jewellery, beads, and artifacts—and easy methods to create wonderful specific jewellery items utilizing those impressive finds—with Rejuvenated Jewels! Rhinestone beads and clasps, mercury glass beads, oxidized steel chains, rosary beads, tiny ebook charms and extra are retooled into magnificent assertion items with Victorian and steampunk affects that might be worn each day.
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Twine wrap one five mm garnet gemstone bead to the top of the 4-inch (10. 2 cm) piece of crystal chain. twine wrap the other facet of the five mm garnet gemstone bead to the ground correct ring at the rhinestone clasp. five. utilizing a leap ring, connect one 2-inch (5. 1 cm) piece of crystal chain to the pinnacle correct part of the reliquary. 6. utilizing a leap ring, connect the top of the crystal chain to the ground left ring of 1 cameo connector. substitute fabrics when you have dif culty nding gentle rhinestone chains like these proven the following, one can make your personal. easily connect items of sterling silver chain to rhinestone connectors. a short web seek will yield rhinestone connectors in all shades, shapes, and sizes. be sure to degree the parts so your nished necklace is the specified size. 116 professional suggestion Prep paintings emphasised ahead of utilizing any classic items on your designs, ensure the parts can delay to slightly put on and tear. you could have to perform a little maintenance to lead them to prepared. Glue any free stones, upload new bounce jewelry or wire-wrapped loops the place wanted, and paintings any kinks out of the chains. 7. cord wrap one five mm garnet gemstone bead to the head left ring of the cameo connector, then twine wrap the other facet of the five mm garnet gemstone bead to the tip of a 4-inch (10. 2 cm) piece of crystal chain. eight. cord wrap one five mm garnet gemstone bead to the top of the 4-inch (10. 2 cm) piece of crystal chain. twine wrap the other part of the five mm garnet gemstone bead to the ground correct ring at the rhinestone clasp. nine. Repeat steps three to eight to create the left facet of the necklace. 10. utilizing a leap ring, connect one finish of the 1-inch (2. five cm) piece of cable chain to the ideal facet of the clasp then connect a allure to the tip of the cable chain. Relics Retold 100-123 01148_C1. indd 116 12:20:23 AM PM 11/4/08 10:21:14 textual content Job:01148 Title:Rejuvenated Jewels(Rockport) 2d facts Page:116 Relic & Ruby jewelry Beads • crystal beads: 6 mm (2) • rhinestone disco ball beads: 6 mm (2) • ruby gemstone teardrop beads: 12 mm (2) Findings & discovered items i've got incorporated 3 of my favourite issues on those earrings—rubies, rhinestones, and medals. Fine-gauge chain seems dainty and female, and complements the fragile glance. • cable chain: four mm (two ½-inch [1. three cm] pieces); 2 mm (two ½-inch [1. three cm] items) • head pins (2) • bounce jewelry: five mm (2) • medals (2) • sterling silver earring wires (2) • sterling silver cord: 24-gauge fabrics & instruments • pliers: flat-nose, round-nose • cord cutters directions 1. utilizing a bounce ring, connect one medal to 1 finish of a ½-inch (1. three cm) piece of four mm cable chain. 2. twine wrap one ruby gemstone teardrop bead to the tip of a ½-inch (1. three cm) piece of four mm cable chain. four. Thread the ends of all 3 items of cable chain onto a leap ring, then connect the leap ring onto the loop on an earring cord. five. Repeat steps 1 to four to make the second one earring. three. Thread one rhinestone disco ball bead onto a head pin. twine wrap the pinnacle pin to the top of a ½-inch (1. three cm) piece of two mm cable chain.