Heart of Gold Necklace Instructions Designed by Cynthia Kimura
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