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by: Lee Metsalo
Scintillating like the Aurora - dancing green flames - charged particles from the sun, writhing and slithering over the protective magnetic shields of the Earth - the green sparkle of the Silver Silk Pearlesque Capture echoes and reflects the green highlights of the Luminous Green Crystal Heart. And plenty of time to put together this romantic and dramatic piece before Valentine's Day too!
The hand-made bail is easily adapted to other pendant shapes too!
To make the bail - take about 10 inches of wire and slide the pendant on to the centre of the wire. Gently fold the wire in half, and find yourself a mandrel to wrap the wire on - something just a smidge fatter than the Silver Silk wire. A knitting needle, crochet hook handle, chopstick or even a pen will do. Wrap the wire around the mandrel 3 - 4 times - working out from the centre. Cut the wire and make sure the end is smooth.
Thread the bail/pendant onto the silver silk and attach the edges, and wait for the glue to dry. Then add the clasp.
And you're done! Enjoy!
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|Qty: 1||s29180 Findings - Clasps - Hook and Eye - 24 mm Plain Infinity S Hook - Bright Copper||Price: $ 0.45|
| s37287 ParaWire - 18 gauge Round Wire - Bare Copper (7 yards)|
(about 10 inches)
|Price: $ 4.06|
| s31365 Silver Silk - Knitted Wire - Capture Pearlesque - Romantic Rose (1 foot)|
(about 17 inches - 43 cm)
|Price: $ 5.40|
|Sorry - this item|
|Qty: 2||s28736 Silver Silk - Knitted Wire - Single End Cap - Bright Copper||Price: $ 1.64|
|Qty: 1||34762401078001 Swarovski Pendant - 27 mm Wild Heart (6240) - Crystal Luminous Green||Price: $ 10.77|
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