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« on: July 31, 2010 11:07:16 PM »

So...my boyfriend bought me a pretty little heart pendant necklace. Then I stupidly left it on the floor. And he vacuumed it up. Apparently the vacuum absolutely hates jewelry because it tried its best to destroy it. Now I'm left with a pendant but the hook part has been snapped off. I'd really love to be able to do something with it because it's a bit sentimental.

Any ideas for what I can do with the pendant. It's edges are beat up so it's a bit scratchy. Also it has some remnants of superglue on it because the boyfriend tried to fix it. I was thinking maybe resin, but I have no idea how to do it. Any great resin tutes?


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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2010 11:17:59 PM »

Have you taken it into the jewlers for a look? Im pretty hard on my jewlery, I work at a sawmill and never take any of mine off and my local jewler has, many many times, fixed it up. It looks like all it needs is a simple buff and a soldered on hook. Get them to look at it before you decide anything, not particulary crafty, but itll get your necklace back to its former glory


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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2010 11:29:44 PM »

is it sterling silver?

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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2010 07:14:07 PM »

If you want a simple fix that you can do, you can make a jump ring and link it around the edge to put a chin through. But if it is sterling or white gold, I would just take it to a jeweler to get buffed and have a new bale soldered on.

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