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Copper Lotus Necklace

About this design:

This pendant is such a stand out piece that I wanted to keep the design simple while using small details to emphasize the natural appeal of the lotus. Combining some of our sparkling hemp and Irish waxed linen with pyrite did the trick.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
The first thing I did was to attach the pendant to the pyrite ring tying several overhand knots using our Irish waxed linen. Then I attached the pyrite ring to the Vintaj chain using the metallic hemp, again tying several overhand knots. I used the hemp because that is the material that I wanted to use to string through the chain.
Step 2:
Once I had both sides of the pendant attached, I strung the metallic hemp through each link of chain. Make sure to stop stringing one link short on each side
Step 3:
When both sides were complete, I took the link at the end that didn't have the hemp string attached and used it as a jump ring to attach the toggle.
Step 4:
To finish off the clasp, I used a combination of the Irish waxed linen and metallic hemp with some simple complimentary pieces of Gaea's and a pyrite flower.

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Vintaj Natural Brass Flat Oval Cable Chain

Measurements: 7.2x5.2mm links

per foot: $3.70

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Gaea C
    Gaea C says:

    OH! Ali! I love this design! That pop of red with the cord is just divine! Dreamy! : )

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Love it!!

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Ali, this is divine! 8O

  4. Jazz
    Jazz says:

    Great color choices.

  5. Ali
    Ali says:

    Thanks everyone, of course most of the credit is owed to Gaea who created the beautiful lotus pendant.
    This was one of this pieces that I made this really late at night and woke up thinking “I wonder how that turned out” :-) Glad you all like this necklace!

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    Lee D says:

    Wow! So simple, yet so outstanding! I would wear this all the time!!

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    If you really did do this in your sleep, you are one amazing beader!! I have a bunch of that chain in my cart already and I am going to now hunt down some of that Irish waxed linen! Thanks for all the ideas!! xoxo!

  8. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love this, Ali!

  9. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love it!!!

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    C C says:

    So eclectic. Love it.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Love it!

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    sulitu says:

    I like the way that the rust-colored hemp draws your eye to that wonderful focal piece!

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