Beading / Jewelry

Trinkets & Treasures Necklace

By  Rebekah Meier 

  • Trinkets & Treasures Necklace

Materials

  • Chain, 9" length
  • Wire (to match chain), 18-gauge
  • Organza ribbon, 1/2"-wide, 1 yd.
  • Vintage jewelry items: watch face; crystal/pearl pieces
  • Busy Bee Metal Finding (Vintaj Natural Brass Co.)
  • Jump rings

Tools

  • 18kt Gold Leafing Pen (Krylon)
  • Wire cutters
  • Round-nose pliers
  • 1. Use pliers to open chain and separate into two equal lengths.
  • 2. Use jump rings to attach chain to top of watch face.
  • 3. Color bee with Leafing Pen and use jump ring to attach to watch along with crystal beads as shown.
  • 4. Attach jump rings to jewelry pieces and attach to chain.
  • 5. Use jump rings to attach crystal/pearl pieces to chain.
  • 6. Cut ribbon to desired length.
  • 7. Use jewelry spacer and wire to attach ribbon to each side of chain. Wrap wire around ribbon to secure.