Simple Sparkling Valentine Pendant

 Pendant Measures 1.25 around"

Pendant Measures 1.25 around"

   All you need  - C  rystal heart bead, round silver beads, bead cap, wire, bail, and sculpted silver ring

All you need -
C
rystal heart bead, round silver beads, bead cap, wire, bail, and sculpted silver ring

 

A glistening fuchsia, crystal heart captured in a flat sculpted ring hangs from a scrolled bail in this romantic valentine pendant. Make it for Valentine's day or any day of the year. The inexpensive ring measures approximately three millimeters of shiny, wavy silver. So simple to make, this project is suitable for a very first time jewelry maker and can be put together in less than an hour. Only six steps are required and only six supplies are needed. Can it get easier than this? Be still my heart!

Directions

 step 1 - Cut a 5.50" piece of wire. Fold it in half over the metal ring. Bring one end through the ring and wrap it once around.

step 1 - Cut a 5.50" piece of wire. Fold it in half over the metal ring. Bring one end through the ring and wrap it once around.

 step 2 - Bring the two wires together and slip on two round beads. Pull them down against the ring.

step 2 - Bring the two wires together and slip on two round beads. Pull them down against the ring.

 step 3 - Slip the crystal heart on the wires followed by the fancy bead cap.

step 3 - Slip the crystal heart on the wires followed by the fancy bead cap.

 step 4 - Insert the wires into two more round beads.

step 4 - Insert the wires into two more round beads.

 step 5 - Slip the wires through the bail loop. Bring them over the center top of the metal ring holding the bail to the ring. Pull the wires to the back.

step 5 - Slip the wires through the bail loop. Bring them over the center top of the metal ring holding the bail to the ring. Pull the wires to the back.

 step 6 - Bring both wires to the front and wrap them horizontally around, and above the top bead. Pinch the wrap gently with flat nose pliers. Snip off the tails and use needle nose pliers to smooth the ends, incorporating them into the wrap.

step 6 - Bring both wires to the front and wrap them horizontally around, and above the top bead. Pinch the wrap gently with flat nose pliers. Snip off the tails and use needle nose pliers to smooth the ends, incorporating them into the wrap.



Supplies

At Michaels Store

  • 5/8" crystal heart
  • 2mm round silver beads - 4
  • embossed silver metal ring 1 1/8"
  • 26 gauge round silver wire

At Amazon

  • Cousin engraved bail
  • jewelry cutters and pliers

At Fire Mountain Gems


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