Category Archives: Handcrafted Necklace

Mini Book Necklace

I love miniatures, always have, and when I saw these mini book covers from Beadaholique, I had to try working with them. I measured the little metal book covers and tore paper the same size. I wanted torn edges rather … Continue reading

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Bird Coin Necklace

This is the first coin I ever cut out. When I took a class that showed me how to use a jeweler’s saw, one of the assistants showed a coin he had cut out and I was just in awe. … Continue reading

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Solving a Necklace Scale Problem

The two necklaces above are the “after” photos. Even though that’s not the order of the story, I wanted them up top. I made a necklace using the beads on the left and the pendant on the right. I remember … Continue reading

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Enamel Pendant No. 3

In looking back to see what number enamel pendant I was on, I couldn’t believe I had only posted two! So this is enamel pendant number 3. I have 21 more to go to meet the challenge I set for … Continue reading

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The Shrine of Wayward Times

I love things that look (or are) old, like artifacts from another time. This Buddha piece is contemporary but has an old world feel. I didn’t want to drill a hole in it, so I chose a prong setting. I … Continue reading

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Pink Geode and Tourmaline Necklace

The focal point for this necklace is a pink geode from Uruguay. Geodes are wonderful surprises, crystals found inside rocks. Who knows how many rocks someone had to open to find one geode? I hadn’t used geodes before and found … Continue reading

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Enamel Pendant No. 2

I am making progress with my goal to create 24 enamel pendants in 2011. This is the second pendant. I know it’s mid-June and maybe I should have 12 done by now. I don’t. I’m happy to have two posted … Continue reading

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