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“What to do with this chain!?”

  

Description from A Juneau: I bought the chain in the first little box in this pick....and I don't know what to do with it! I thought the links were open but they are soldered. Can anyone help? What's it supposed to be used for? :P

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  1. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Ooh I like this pick!! Love the Buddha charm. You could use jumprings to attach charms and beads right onto the chain and wear the whole thing as a necklace. Good luck and I hope you post a pic of the finished product! :)

  2. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    I like it! Ivy is right or you can cut some rings out of the chain and use beads on eyepins to connect them back. I did that once :-)

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    I’m so glad you asked the question because I’ve been wondering the same thing!
    Good suggestions Ivy and Sarah! :-)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    I with Ivy and Sarah .Beautiful pick!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    OOPS meant I’m with!!!

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Wonderful pick, Amanda! I agree with the suggestions from the other ladies. Please let us know what you create with this pretty chain! :D

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Your dilemma is the very reason that I haven’t yet ordered that chain! I do like the suggestions from Ivy and Sarah, so I think I’ll order some when I get out of BP. Also, I really like your pick…maybe you can use some of these items in your necklace! :D

  8. A Juneau
    A Juneau says:

    Thank for the suggestions! I’m thinking, too, that maybe I cut use wire cutters to separate them, then once I’m finished, I can just solder each piece by itself. I wanted to use each link for something different…once bracelet or a pair of earrings. I’ll definitely post something when I figure it out LOL

  9. A Juneau
    A Juneau says:

    I totally know how to spell, I promise lol

  10. Harriet aka BeadVizChick
    Harriet aka BeadVizChick says:

    Hi Amanda: I see your dilemma – My suggestion would be to cut apart the chain and use the links that are uncut for your necklace. You can take the uncut chain links and attach them to links of another smaller chain to create your necklace. You can use the larger links for connecting charms, smaller drops, etc. Just a thought! You can still use the cut links for something else if you want to. I try to never waste anything! Lots of luck. I will be curious to see what you make. Harriet ;)

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