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Project

Lapis and Crystal Swirl Pendant

Project Description

Who is this project for? Women What are you most proud of? That I finally found a use for this piece of lapis! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Watch Aga's instructions on making wire frames and wire wrapped loops first. When selecting chain for this project ensure that you choose one that has un-solder loops that are big enough to attach the 14 gauge wire frame.

What you will need

  • 14
  • 18
  • 20 and 26 gauge copper wire
  • tear drop lapis stone
  • 4 x 6 mm champagne quartz rondelles
  • small faceted glass bead 3 mm copper bead
  • purchased copper chain. Tools used
  • chasing hammer
  • nylon mallet
  • round nose pliers
  • chain nose pliers
  • flat nose pliers
  • flush cutters
  • small mandrel
  • bench block
  • superfine steel wool. Also one plastic pill bottle to shape largest loop.

Q&A with PurpleRaven

Susan Bowerman asked:
Very nice! Your work is really pretty!
PurpleRaven answered:
Thanks Susan. I appreciate your feedback.
Aga Kruk asked:
Great idea! Thank you for sharing.
PurpleRaven answered:
Thank you Aga! I'm so pleased you like it.
kahzuri asked:
This is a beautiful piece of jewelry, so well made!
PurpleRaven answered:
Thank you!
jmom5 asked:
LOVE this!!!! great job!
PurpleRaven answered:
Thanks!

Skill Level

Intermediate