Perfect for any mom this Mother's Day, this necklace features a beautiful gold heart pendant in a classic, muted color palette. If you think your mom would enjoy a different color palette, feel free to use the alternative components we have listed below.
Step One: Cut a one foot piece of 2mm coffee satin. Cover one end with a gold-plated pewter fancy crimp end and the other end with a 3.5mm end cap. For help with crimp ends and end caps visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat.
Step Two: Attach one crimp end to a piece of the gold-plated pewter leaf shaped toggle using a gold-filled 14K open jump ring. For help with jump rings visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat for other silk strand.
Step Three: String a mother of pearl heart pendant in gold paisley and an antique brass heart and arrow charm on a sterling silver open jump ring. Set aside.
Step Four: Crimp an approximately four-inch piece of ZambaPro™ 49 .019 jewelry wire to one of the end caps using a 14K/20 gold-filled 2x2mm crimp tube. For help with crimp tubes visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Trim any excess wire. On the wire string in this order: a 9x6mm burgundy and blue zircon swirl roundelle, a 6mm antique gold twist heishi spacer, a roundelle, a spacer, a roundelle, a spacer, the pendant from step three, a spacer, a roundelle, a spacer, a roundelle, a spacer and a roundelle. Finish the necklace by crimping the wire to the other end cap using a gold crimp tube. Trim any excess wire.
Approximate size: 28 inches Estimated time: Less than 1 hour Difficulty level: Beginner
List of Components:
End cap 3.5mm (BBA-ENDCAP13, qty 2)
Mother of pearl heart pendant-gold paisley (SHL-LP146, qty 1)
9x6mm burgundy and blue zircon swirl roundelle (CR-RL046, qty 6)
Antique brass heart and arrow charm (BBA-CH023, qty 1)
Sterling silver open jump ring (0.89x9.0mm) (SS-OJR35-H, qty 1)
Gold-plated pewter fancy crimp end (PG-CREND002, qty 2)
2mm coffee satin by the foot (SF-COF2, qty 2)
Antique gold 6mm twist heishi spacer (GA-0413, qty 6)
Gold-plated pewter leaf shaped toggle (PG-TOG006, qty 1)
14K/20 gold-filled 2x2mm crimp tube (GF-CRM2, qty 2)
Gold-filled 14k open jump ring (0.75x5.85mm) (GF-OJR30-G, qty 2)
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Mother of pearl heart pendant-tan paisley (SHL-LP147)
Mother-of-pearl heart shell pendant 31x34mm-red native roses (SHL-LP51)
Mother-of-pearl heart shell pendant 31x34mm-brown native roses (SHL-LP53)
9x6mm salmon/peridot w/ half picasso roundelle (CR-RL087)
9x6mm opaque green w/ half picasso roundelle (CR-RL099)