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Black Lip Shell Cameo Necklace

About this design:

I wanted to show a couple of ways to use this cabochon. I used a Vintaj filigree flower to frame it and I also show you a macrame net.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

You will need waxed cord any size, a filigree flower, 1.5mm leather cord, and a cabochon.

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
First I will show you how to ake the Vintaj framed cabochon. String your leather cord through the top of the flower.
Step 2:
Center your cabochon in the middle and use pliers to bend the petals over the cabochon. You could use a little glue for extra security.
Step 3:
Now to create the macrame net, cut 24" of cord and cut it in half. Create a not right in the middle. Then make two more knots an inch apart from the middle knot.
Step 4:
Then set in your cabochon and spread the cord open so the cab fits in the middle. Gather all of the cord ends and create a knot. Then I made a loop with the cord, then wrapped and knotted again to finish.

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  1. BevB
    BevB says:

    Love both of them!

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Great ideas. And beautiful.

  3. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Both design ideas look great. It’s nice to see from others that there are other ways of doing things. Love to learn from this site.

  4. Stingray
    Stingray says:

    The cord-wrapped one is wonderfully innovative. At first, I thought it was wire-wrapped; this is a great idea for people with extreme metal allergies.

  5. kye
    kye says:

    Both are wonderful. I thought one was wire wrapped too when I first looked. They make me want to try both techniques. Thank you so much for the inspiration.

  6. Andrea at Lima
    Andrea at Lima says:

    Thank you everyone!

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