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« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2008 11:48:04 AM »

I love the putting the rings on a paintbrush idea! Never would have though of that.

The jewelry is all very pretty too, btw.
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« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2008 08:24:47 PM »

Very pretty stuff! I love the Chinese pendant. I agree that it would be beautiful on a black velvet cord... You might also play with putting it on something very simply beaded - like just small pearls (faux or real - 4mm maybe?) or about the same size in a faceted black bead. I think that could be lovely and make it a little more special without detracting from the piece. I agree though that I wouldn't add any other focals of any kind - nothing that dangles or is particularly large.

Your rings are so fun; I love them! Are they done on stretch cord?
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« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2008 12:10:53 PM »

Thank you to everyone for the advice and comments.

Very pretty stuff! I love the Chinese pendant. I agree that it would be beautiful on a black velvet cord... You might also play with putting it on something very simply beaded - like just small pearls (faux or real - 4mm maybe?) or about the same size in a faceted black bead. I think that could be lovely and make it a little more special without detracting from the piece. I agree though that I wouldn't add any other focals of any kind - nothing that dangles or is particularly large.

Your rings are so fun; I love them! Are they done on stretch cord?

They are made with tiger tail wire.  I found this to be more sturdy.
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« Reply #13 on: November 18, 2008 08:38:33 PM »

Ah, yes, tiger tail is wonderful stuff. I just didn't see any crimps, but now I think I do... center of the underside on each ring? Do you thread it through once or twice?
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« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2008 04:34:51 AM »

Yes, they are on the underside.  I thread it once and feed the ends through a few beads.  I double crimp because this helps hold it together better with repeated on and off action, and the crimp tool is wider than one crimp bead.
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