Addison Necklace

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by Paula Miller, A.C. Moore

Addison Necklace

Stamp you child’s name, your bridesmaid’s initials, your wedding date or a word on the bezel of this necklace to make it a custom jewelry piece. Perfect as a gift or for yourself!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    The necklace shown is 17 inches. Add more or less chain to adjust to the desired size.
  • 2
    Select 3 pearls of similar size and a larger one from the bead strand and set aside.
  • 3
    Place the bezel on a steel bench block. Use the letters and the hammer to imprint the initials or word. Make sure to strike each stamp deliberately.
  • 4
    Attach jump rings to both sides of the finished bezel.
  • 5
    To make one side of the necklace, attach the heart charm to the jump ring, add a jump ring to the other end and attach 21 links of chain.
  • 6
    Use a small jump ring to attach the key to the end of the chain.
  • 7
    Cut the flat part off of 1 head pin and thread through the largest pearl. Make a simple loop or a wrapped loop on each end being sure to connect them to the necklace chain with the key and to the leftover chain. Cut 39 links of chain or to your desired size. Attach a jump ring to the end.
  • 8
    To make the other side of the necklace, attach 11 links of chain to the jump ring and add a jump ring to the end.
  • 9
    Cut the flat part off of 3 head pins and thread them through the remaining three pearls. Make a simple loop or a wrapped loop on each end being sure to connect them to each other as you go. Connect the last pearl to a jump ring.
  • 10
    Add 39 links to the jump ring and attach to a lobster clasp.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Cousin® Jewelry Basics Findings Antique Gold 145 pcs. 104556558
  • Vintaj Natural Brass Co. Jump Rings 18 pcs. 104521299
  • Vintaj Natural Brass Co. Chain 24 inch 104521151
  • Vintaj Natural Brass Co. Hearts and Keys 4 pcs. 104521241
  • Vintaj Natural Brass Co. Round Bezel 104720114
  • Vintaj Natural Brass Co. Ball Pein Jeweler’s Hammer 8oz. 104720682
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mixed Pearl Bead Strand 104622688
  • 2 Flat Nose Pliers
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Wire Cutters