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Describe the piece? It’s making me crazy! If any of you know the trick to making a one-sided link stay forward, let me know. I have added jump rings, lined up the jump rings & links to make the pretty side point forward & at least one will twist backwards. I’m to the point of stringing the beaded sections & attaching them to the links. Help if you can :)
I also have to change the dangle because using the pin converter didn’t work.


Gold plated bronze links with clear rhinestones, faceted garnet, Asfour crystals, Tierracast bead caps, AGP findings

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  1. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Beautiful components make for a beautiful necklace. I’m afraid stringing the beaded sections will result in the same problem. Can you put 2 links into the connector? Sometimes that will help. Love the butterfly clasp also.

  2. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    This is surely a beautiful piece with lovely elements. I agree with Beady, I don’t think stringing will resolve your problem. When I use one sided components, I always place them high in the design so they sit right below the collar bone. Since they lay on the flat surface on the body, they are less likely to spin & twist. Ever since learning that lesson, I rarely purchased one-sided pieces (unless they knock my socks off), and always look for two-sided ones to avoid this problem. I know you will find a solution to this problem.

  3. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    This is gorgeous! I don’t know a solution since I haven’t made anything that has had that had that problem.

  4. Cheryl Black Tag Jewelry
    Cheryl Black Tag Jewelry says:

    You take hold of the loops on both sides and twist them to be odd(one flat and one up)Hope it works for this problem and that you understand what I am saying

  5. Cheryl Black Tag Jewelry
    Cheryl Black Tag Jewelry says:

    By the way your creation is very pretty

  6. Melody F
    Melody F says:

    Pretty necklace Moongie! I haven’t tried anythng like it, but now I might. Cheryl Black Tag Jewelry–thanks for the hint, I will try it!

  7. Melody F
    Melody F says:

    Moogie! Darn that spellchecker, it is completely nuts!

  8. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    What a dainty and bright necklace. I don’t know how to keep the link from flipping. Beady’s idea sounds like it could work. It’s very beautiful.

  9. Moogie
    Moogie says:

    Thanks everyone. Cheryl, I did try turning the loops like that but it seems one piece will always flip over. Maybe shortening it & making a 2-strand might work. I’ll play with that!

  10. Old bitty
    Old bitty says:

    I love to by e necklace. I thing the first answer will help. Put 2 jump rings at the connection. Good luck!

  11. old beader
    old beader says:

    how about “Cranberries and ice” as your piece’s name? or, “winter’s comin”? keep having fun. TX for sharing…

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