Mermaids Tear Drop Necklace

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Mermaids Tear Drop Necklace Pattern

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Jewelry: Mermaids Tear Drop Necklace
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Jewelry

Type:

Necklace

Skill Level:

advanced skill level requirement Expert

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This is a very advanced tutorial, you should have a good basic knowledge and understading of wirework and be able to form open spirals and coil wire, however detailed instruction and step by step photos are included
  • This tutorial assumes you know how to make wrapped loops.

Pattern Description:

In this lesson you will learn to make this delicate, flowing necklace. There are many techniques used for this piece including:-
Adding beads to wire weave
Creating a wire wrapped oval bead to use as a focal point (this could also be used for a pendant on its own).
Layering wire onto a central structure wire.
Part of the challenge is holding the structure wires in place whilst weaving and ensuring the thin wire doesn't kink.
Although this tutorial teaches a specific design, the techniques used can be applied to create any design/shape that you like.
This tutorial assumes you know how to make wrapped loops.

This is a Very Advanced tutorial, with 33 pages and 87 steps and lots of detailed colour photos.

Materials:

  • 26" 18 gauge soft round wire
  • 25" 20 gauge soft round wire
  • 325" 28 gauge soft round wire
  • 2 5mm silver round beads
  • 22 2mm silver round beads
  • 12 3mm silver round beads
  • 8 4mm stone round beads
  • 5 6mm stone round beads
  • 1 8mm stone round bead
  • 1 18mm oval stone bead
  • 12" silver chain
  • 1 lobster clasp

You Will Also Need:

  • Long nose pliers Round nose pliers Wire cutters Flat nose pliers Needle or pin
  • Long nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Needle or pin

About Designer

About Designer

Abby Hook on craftsy.com

My Work:


Inspired as a child to make jewellery when I was bought a bead weaving loom one Christmas, my style has changed dramatically over the years, from simple strung necklaces into what you see today.

I have always loved working with semi precious stones and wire, for many years I have experimented with different ways of combining the two. The jewellery on these pages have been ...

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