Forever Love Heart Pendant
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Forever Love Heart Pendant

Forever Love Heart Pendant
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Need a simple but pretty accessory for your date this Valentine's day? This Forever Love Heart Pendant is one of our favorite wire wrapped jewelry pendants to wear for Valentine's Day because it's dainty enough not to take away from you!

Project TypeMake a Project

Bead TypeWire, Miscellaneous

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Bead Technique UsedChainmail/Wirework

Bead Project TypeOther

Difficulty LevelEasy

Materials:

  • (1) Hoop Earring (to use as the base)
  • 24g Soft Sterling Wire
  • 6" Sterling Chain
  • (1) Heart Bead
  • (1) 2" Headpin
  • Wire cutter
  • Chain-nose or crimp pliers
  • Round-nose pliers

Instructions:

  1. Cut the chain inyo two 1/2 " pieces, and cut the remaining 5" into four equal pieces.
    Forever Love Heart Pendant
  2. Place headpin through heart bead and create a wire wrapped loop capturing the two 1/2 pieces of chain in the loop, set aside.
    Forever Love Heart Pendant
  3. Create a loop in the center of the 24g wire and slide the four remaining pieces of chain into the loop.
    Forever Love Heart Pendant
  4. With the loop centered on the bootom of the hoop, gently wrap the wire around the hoop until each side is1/2" from the center of the top. Ispace the wraps about a 1/4" apart and don't worry about perfection, as this is a funky pendant and the imperfections are part of it's charm.
    Forever Love Heart Pendant
  5. Slide the ends of the chain onto each of wires and continue wrapping the hoop until you have reached the center.
    Forever Love Heart Pendant
  6. Make a loop on top and wrap the wire. Trim and tack end.


 

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