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Blue By You
by: Dwyn Tomlinson
These Bermuda Blue pendants are soooo beautiful - the shades of aqua and deep, deep blue thrill you to the core! Combine them with vintagey brass for a stunning look.
This project involves some manipulating and bending and stuff.
Use a hole punch to make holes in the large brass finding, then carefully bend it into a U shape - I bent it over the jaws of the large bail pliers, but a pencil would probably work equally well.
To secure the pendant, cut a short length of wire, and make a spiral on the end - then thread it through the brass finding, through the pendant, and out the back. You can just fold it over, but for a nicer look, you can form a spiral on the back as well.
To make a spiral, start the spiral with the round nose pliers, and after the first full circle, hold the circle from the side with flat nose pliers, turn the spiral a little at a time, laying the wire down next to the original circle to keep adding spirals.
Add jumprings, chain, and the clasp to finish.
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| s30199 Chain - 4.5 mm Rolo Chain - Brass Ox (foot)|
(This chain would look very nice instead.)
|Price: $ 4.65|
|Sorry - this item|
| s21566 Chain - Small Etched Cable Chain - Natural Brass (1 foot)|
(2 pieces, 11.5 inches long - or adjust as you prefer. Overall length is 25 inches.)
|Price: $ 7.32|
|34766703052001 Swarovski Pendant - 50 mm De-Art Pendant (6670) - Crystal Bermuda Blue||Price: $ 39.23|
|Sorry, Out of Stock|
|s26237 Tools - 1.8 mm Hole Punch Plier - Round||Price: $ 17.41|
|s26244 Tools - Large Bail Making Pliers - Wubbers||Price: $ 34.95|
|Qty: 1|| s14846 Vintaj - Deco Window Filigree - Wrap - Natural Brass|
(hole punched and bent)
|Price: $ 7.20|
|Qty: 2||s14871 Vintaj - 10 mm Open Jumpring - Natural Brass (10)||Price: $ 3.56|
|s14791 Vintaj - Clasp - Swirl Loop and Jumpring Set - Natural Brass||Price: $ 3.60|
| s21560 Vintaj Wire - 18 gauge Round Wire - Natural Brass (Spool)|
(about 4 inches)
|Price: $ 15.85|
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