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Black Cats

About this design:

I found these vintage earrings on ebay, so naturally I had to make chains to go with them. The shorter chain is a kinged byzantine pattern, and the longer one is a rosetta.


vintage earrings, black annodized jump rings, gold plated clasps from Lima Beads

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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Those are some CATS! Love, love, love them and the chains too. Wish I could do chain maille but I can’t but I sure can admire it and I do. Great color and design.

  2. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Cool idea to make necklaces from earrings! Those are some “Cool Cats”!

  3. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Cool cats definitely fits these two necklaces. I like that they can be worn together or seperately.

  4. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Love your design- I love all things cats and beagles! Your chain is awesome and looks great!

  5. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Cool cats! I love it!

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    What a fun necklace! The chains kind of remind me of cats claws. Looks hard to do.

  7. jghall333
    jghall333 says:

    Thanks for you kind comments, everyone. I still consider myself an amateur at chainmaile, and the patterns I use aren’t hard-just time consuming.

  8. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Using the black jumprings really draws attention to the cats. Creates a wonderful backdrop for those red eyes!

  9. Melody F
    Melody F says:

    No matter how long I look at this I don’t see cats. There must be something wrong with me. It looks like a fancy dinner jacket and tie to me. Am I crazy or what. Nice necklaces.

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