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Topic: bits, bobs and alot of jumprings = anthropologie inspired necklace  (Read 1220 times)
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kstaron
« on: February 07, 2011 11:47:27 AM »



When I saw the anthropologie statement necklace swap i thought it was a cook idea, but i'm trying to save money and not do as many swaps. additionally, I'm trying to work as much as I can from stash.

The inspiration necklace was the collage charm necklace here: http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=20020442&catId=JEWELRY-NECKLACES-STATEMENTS&pushId=JEWELRY-NECKLACES-STATEMENTS&popId=JEWELRY-NECKLACES&navAction=middle&navCount=90&color=000&isProduct=true&fromCategoryPage=true&templateTy

So I dug through my jewelry stash and pulled out some chain from a broken necklace or two, a couple of packages of jump rings my mom left here and a whole bunch of beads, charms and doodads that hold some meaning for me and this is the results:


I used earring I had from childhood, lampwork beads from my first lampworking class, buttons from my grand mom's stash, pendants from old necklaces that I loved.  Everything from E.T., to belly dance coins, to elephant rides are represented.  I still need to solder the jump rings so they won't fall apart and my fingers still hurt from trying to position the jump rings, but I really like how it turned out.

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Brackish Potato
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2011 01:10:11 PM »

Cute! I love jangly necklaces.
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kstaron
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2011 03:27:36 PM »

Thank you. I knew I was saving all those bits for something.
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whatsadiedid
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2011 07:11:35 PM »

Such a cute necklace full of keepsakes - yours will be truly unique! Great idea, thanks for sharing it Smiley

Sadie x

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