Monday, December 21, 2015

InspirationFX: Hammered Shine



Hammered Shine 
 
by: Anne Marie Desaulniers

I should actually call this necklace
 "What If?", because it's the end result of asking myself a
 series of questions.

 1.  "What if" I textured some smooth metal circles,
 with the skinny, rounded end of my Chasing Hammer?  -
 lay ring flat on a steel block or anvil, and strike gently
 with hammer, until satisfied with the texture. Remember to
 texture both sides of the ring.

 2.  "What if" I joined the circles with Swarovski 4mm
 Bicones links, made with wire wrapped loops, on both ends? -
 see "Tips & Techniques" page for instructions

 3.  "What if" I made something symmetrical for a
 change?

 4.  "What if" I fell in love with the SW Kaput Oval
 Pendant, in Crystal Light Chrome?

 5.  "What if" I mixed Sterling Silver with
 Silvertone?

 All of those questions, resulted in this light and easy
 necklace!  The monochromatic colour scheme, makes it
 quite versatile, allowing it to be worn with either jeans,
 or dress clothes.
Component Sets:

 Right Side - Two Jump Rings/Hammered Circle/Two Jump
 Rings/Bicone with Wire Wrapped Loops on both ends (6
 sets)/Bar End of Toggle Clasp

 Left Side - Two Jump Rings/Hammered Circle/Two Jump
 Rings/Bicone with Wire Wrapped Loops on both ends (6
 sets)/Circle End of Toggle Clasp

 Bottom (Y)
 - join bottom two Jump Rings on Right Side, to a new
 Hammered Circle
 - join bottom two Jump Rings on Left Side, to the same
 Hammered Circle

 Pendant - attach to Hammered Circle in Bottom (Y) - Two Jump
 Rings/Bicone with Wire Wrapped Loops on both ends/Two Jump
 Rings, joined to Two more Jump Rings/SS Bail/Oval Kaputt
 Pendant

 Change it up, by adding or subtracting components, using
 different metals, smooth rings, or different coloured Oval
 Kaputt Pendants.

 Enjoy!




















 

Components

Go to our components list for this project and to buy what you need!
Need some help with some of the techniques? Check our tips page.

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