Poet's Darling Necklace Instructions Designed by Cynthia Kimura
Nature has long been an inspiration for artists; influencing paintings, poems and even jewelry designs. This necklace follows in that tradition, compositing several nature-themed elements into an elegant and understated design.
Step One: Cut a 19-inch piece of gunmetal-plated figaro chain.
Step Two: Attach the gunmetal pewter flower pinch bail to the light blue with dark blue flower designs small round stoneware pendant. For help using a bail visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Glue a 9mm Swarovski XILION rose flatback in crystal to the center of the flower on the bail. Let dry. String the bail to the center of the chain.
Step Three: Use a daisy metal stamp to stamp three or four flowers onto a sterling silver large rectangle tag charm. For help with metal stamping visit the Handy tips section of the Learning Center. Glue a 7mm Swarovski XILION rose flatback in hematite to the center of three flowers on the tag. Let dry. Attach the tag to the gunmetal-plated pewter simple leaf link using a 6mm gunmetal-plated open jump ring. For help with jump rings visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Use a jump ring to attach the link to the chain, approximately 1 1/2 inches to the left of the pendant.
Step Four: Glue a crystal flatback to the center of the flower on the flower stamped round drop. Let dry. Attach the drop to the chain, approximately 1 1/2 inches to the right of the pendant, using a jump ring.
Step Five: Attach the gunmetal pewter branch charm to the chain approximately one inch to the right of the drop using a jump ring.
Step Six: Use a jump ring to connect the bar end of the gunmetal pewter flower toggle to the chain. Repeat to attach the loop end of the toggle to the chain.
Approximate size: 19 inches Estimated time: Less than 30 minutes Difficulty level: Beginner
Tools used: Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106) Side cutters - semi flush (TOOL-131) Daisy metal stamp (MSTAMP11)
List of Components: Stoneware light blue with dark blue flower design small round pendant (SW-PEND191, qty 1) Sterling silver large rectangle tag charm (SS-TAG12, qty 1) Flower stamped round drop (HTS352, qty 1) Gunmetal-plated figaro chain (BGMCH16, qty 2) Gunmetal pewter branch charm (PGM-CHARM001, qty 1) Gunmetal pewter flower toggle (PGM-TOG004, qty 1) Swarovski 2058 SS7 XILION rose flatback hematite (2058-HEM7, qty 3) Swarovski 2058 SS9 XILION rose flatback crystal (2058-CRY9, qty 2) 6mm gunmetal-plated open jump ring (BGM-OJR06, qty 6) Gunmetal-plated pewter simple leaf link (PGM-LX007, qty 1) Gunmetal pewter flower pinch bail (PGM-BAIL001, qty 1)
Alternate Components: These are fun alternatives to those listed above: Gunmetal pewter leaf pinch bail (PGM-BAIL002) Sterling silver small oval quality tag charm (SS-TAG03) Gunmetal-plated pewter flower toggle clasp (PGM-TOG017) Stoneware light blue with dark blue flower design small oval pendant (SW-PEND195)