InstructionsCut three pieces of tiger tail to twice the length you want your necklace to be plus one inch. Crimp all three lengths onto one side of the clasp. Hold the clasp down with a bulldog clip onto a board, using a piece of fabric so the clasp doesn't get scratched.
Thread approx 3 inches of gemstone nuggets onto each strand then plait them. Pass all three wires into one of the jasper round ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Retro / Vintage, Traditional, Classic
one strand of mookaite jasper nuggets, one strand of carnelian nuggets, on strand 6mm wood fossil jasper nuggets, one reel of tiger tail jewellery wire, 6 silver plated crimp beads, one three-stranded silver plated clasp, a pair of flat-nosed pliers.
What was your inspiration?
I wanted to do something with the nugget beads which was different and looked chunky!
What are you most proud of?
Getting the plaits to stay in! The secret was to use three round beads - one wasn't enough to hold the plait firm.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Anchor one end firmly before starting to plait the strands.