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Rose Locket II

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Category Jewelry
Type Pendant
Style Classic, Romantic, Traditional
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Who is this project for? Women

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What materials did you use? 16g, 20g and 26g round copper wire (14g for the hook), 3mm round copper beads, 10mm Swarovski rivoli, 4mm Swarovski round bead

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What are you most proud of? I'm a bit obsessed with lockets at the moment ;-). This is the second one in my little "Rose Locket Series", inspired by Mary Tucker's gorgeous new lockets (please have a look at them, she's wiredelements on facebook and flickr), this time with a different weave and a simple hinge. You can find a free tutorial for the locket in the learning center of Mary's wiredelements website (http://wiredelements.com/learning-center/free-tutorials/). Again I've used a Rose of Sharon to attach the rivoli in the center (without the outer coils, like Perri's here: http://www.jewelrylessons.com/gallery/dahlia-volcano). You can find her tutorial here: http://www.etsy.com/listing/112055690/rose-of-sharon-coiled-faceted-birthstone.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Begin with Mary's Locket Tutorial and Perri Jackson's Rose of Sharon Tutorial. It needs some practice to combine them.

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