Flora-Meta-Pendant Necklace

Flora-Meta-Pendant Necklace

by: Anne Marie Desaulniers

I was wandering through the metal aisle, and thesecomponents just started screaming at me! They’re all botanical based, and who doesn’t like flowers and leaves?So, a simple pendant necklace was made! This one is for those times, when you don’t want to wear something splashy! Like when you’re wearing a t-shirt and jeans! Do you think that the piece looks like a little flora person? Entirely unintentional, as I didn’t even notice, until it was finished!

Tools Used:

Chain Nose Pliers (2)

Round Nose Pliers

Flush Cutter

Instructions:

  1. Insert1-3″ Ball Headpin, into 1-Czech Flower.
  2. Makea wire wrapped loop http://www.beadfx.com/wordpress/index.php/2008/09/08/five-things-you-need-to-know-to-make/.
  3. Cut excess wire.
  4. Repeat Steps 1-3, to make a second wire wrapped loop/flower component.
  5. Open5 mm jump ring and attach to bottom of 12 mm Flora Triangle http://www.beadfx.com/wordpress/index.php/2008/09/15/5-essential-things-you-need-to-know-to/.
  6. Attachone wire wrapped loop/flower component to jump ring, and close jumpring.
  7. Repeatsteps 5 & 6, for second wire wrapped loop.
  8. Open 5 mm jump ring, and attach to top of 12 mmFlora Triangle, then to the bottom of the 11 x 24 mm Jardin Rectangle Bar Link.
  9. Close jumpring.
  10. Open8 mm jump ring and attach to the bottom of the 20 mm Flora Circle Link.
  11. Opena second 8 mm jump ring and attach to the top of the 20 mm Flora Circle Link.
  12. Closejump ring.
  13. Cut2 feet of the 2 mm black leather cord.
  14. Slip the top 8 mm jump ring (on the pendant)onto the 2 mm black leather cord.
  15. Adda drop of Super New Glue to one 2 mm Rope ? End Cap and quickly insert one end of the 2 mm leather cording.
  16. Crimp/flattenEnd Cap with chain nose pliers.
  17. Setaside to dry.
  18. Repeatsteps 15 to 17, for second end of the 2 mm leather cording.
  19. Whencompletely dry, open one 8 mm jump ring, an attach to circle end of the ToggleClasp ? Flora Circle.
  20. Closejump ring.
  21. Openanother 8 mm jump ring and attach to the bar end of the Toggle Clasp ? FloraCircle.
  22. Congratulations,your Flora-meta pendant necklace is complete, and because of the componentsused, is completely reversible. Wear it in cozy comfort!

 

 

 

 

Components

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