InstructionsSo... this was intended to be a bracelet of sorts and became a necklace because I foiled it; here's the GIST of how to make this weird item.
The bead was made with various scrap fine silver I had left. I heated them together to make the body of the claw.
Cut 4 three inch pieces of 16 gauge wire.
Balled the ends of 4 wires using a micro torch.
Flatten the end of 3 ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Whimsical, Funky, Cute
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What was your inspiration?
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Never let a failed piece discourage you - sometimes it meant to be something else.