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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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Components
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s30199 Chain - 4.5 mm Rolo Chain - Brass Ox (foot)

(This chain would look very nice instead.)

Price: $ 4.65
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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
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34766703052001 Swarovski Pendant - 50 mm De-Art Pendant (6670) - Crystal Bermuda BluePrice: $ 39.23
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s26237 Tools - 1.8 mm Hole Punch Plier - RoundPrice: $ 17.41
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s26244 Tools - Large Bail Making Pliers - WubbersPrice: $ 34.95
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Qty: 1 s14846 Vintaj - Deco Window Filigree - Wrap - Natural Brass

(hole punched and bent)

Price: $ 7.20
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Qty: 2 s14871 Vintaj - 10 mm Open Jumpring - Natural Brass (10)Price: $ 3.56
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s14791 Vintaj - Clasp - Swirl Loop and Jumpring Set - Natural BrassPrice: $ 3.60
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s21560 Vintaj Wire - 18 gauge Round Wire - Natural Brass (Spool)

(about 4 inches)

Price: $ 15.85
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