InstructionsSaw a pair of funky chalcedony earrings and took them off the ear wires they were on and attached complementary, ornate silver-plated bails to create two pendants. One for now, one for another project later. I like the combination of the blue chalcedony and blue crazy lace agate. Here's another tip, large bails work better if you find just the right size spacer bead to sit on the beading wire ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Romantic, Funky
Blue Crazy Lace Agate rounds, Chalcedony rounds, Bali silver spacers and cones, Chalcedony and silver-plate pendant. 2-in silver-plated extender chain, Beadalon beading wire, silver-filled findings.
What was your inspiration?
The earrings seemed to be more suited to pendants than suspended from my ears, so they inspired me to make a necklace. Like many of my necklaces, I looked for the right size, color and shape beads to make the "right fit" for the pendant.
What are you most proud of?
Turning one pair of earrings into two pendants!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Find a pair of earrings that make enough of a "statement" to turn them into pendants.