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Viking Weave Torque Necklace

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Viking Weave Torque Necklace

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Category Jewelry
Type Necklace, Accessory
Style Whimsical, Cute, Classic, Traditional, Funky, Casual
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Who is this project for? Unisex

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What materials did you use? 18 gauge silver-plated copper wire 20 gauge silver-plated copper wire 2 cone end caps

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What are you most proud of? The look of the necklace! It is definitely unique and I love getting compliments on how cool it is. Also, the time it took me to design and complete this piece was under an hour.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Practice the weaving technique a few times before using a good wire and enjoy working the wire. It is so relaxing!

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Can you recommend how one should go about learning how to do this? It looks fun and I have a draw-plate. I like the torc, it is pretty.

04/15/2012 Flag

Sure, you can go to youtube and search how to's on viking weaving or viking knitting. I haven't actually made a video on how to do this, but if I do I will let you know. I haven't found a really good one on youtube, but you can learn the basics there. You do not need to buy any expensive tools as they suggest in the videos. All you need is a wooden dowel, I have even used a No. 2 pencil as my weaving rod. You will need basic wire working pliers, round-tip pliers, and wire cutters. If you need any other info, please feel free to message me.

04/16/2012 Flag

Please can anyone tell me where to et end caps like those or one with animal heads? been looking everywhere for months! thanks

05/30/2013 Flag

Love the viking weave - I am just getting into it now. Thanks for the tutorial xx

08/06/2013 Flag