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Mother's Day Contest Keepsake Necklace

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Category Jewelry
Type Accessory, Necklace
Style Traditional, Casual, Cute
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Who is this project for? Women

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What materials did you use? Copper heart or Star shaped charm, letter stamps, Swarovski crystal bicones, neckwire, findings

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What are you most proud of? I love the way that they hang on the wire and how the birthstones hang over the charm with plenty of room for the word.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I would practice stamping words on scrap metal before going to the actual blank. It takes a little practice for the letters to line up. Further, only hit the stamp 1 time with the hammer. If you'll notice on the Nana necklace, my first A "jumped" when I tried to hit it again and I got a double image. It was tempting to get a deeper impression on all other letters, but just use a firm, even pressure and you'll get a good impression with 1 hit of the hammer.

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