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Filigree Necklace with Swarovski Skull Flatback
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueTwo-Part Epoxy Adhesive
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size30 Inches

One of my favorite ways to make completely new looks is to layer components together. My Swarovski skull flatback and filigree combination reminds me of an elegant yet spooky skeleton king!

Cynthia's Signature

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If you have a favorite flatback you want to showcase in a unique way, try gluing it to an embellishment. Cynthia used a filigree embellishment to showcase the dramatic Swarovski skull flatback. The filigree brings an elegant accent to the daring look of the skull. You can see more ideas for using Swarovski components in your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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2-inch Antique Brass-Plated 20 Gauge Eye Pin
Code BBA-EP20-22
Material Brass-Plated Finish Antiqued Thickness 20 Gauge
1 $0.11
50 $0.09
Kabela Design Antique Brass Small Victorian Link
Code BBA-LX09
Material Natural Brass Finish Antiqued Brand Kabela Design Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.85
3 $4.36
Czech Glass 3x5mm Black with Bronze Finish Faceted Roundel Bead Strand
Code BEADS-1098
Material Glass Brand Raven's Journey Hole Size 1.0mm Strand Length Approx 4" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1 $2.85
3 $2.53
Swarovski 2856 18mm Skull Flatback Jet Hematite
Code 2856-HEM18
Brand Swarovski Dimensions 18mm Place Of Origin Austria
3 $4.53 $3.17
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
Devcon 5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 25ml Dual Cartridges
Code EPOXY-3
1 $6.99
3 $6.33
8mm Antique Brass-Plated Open Jump Ring
Code BBA-OJR08
Material Brass-Plated Finish Antiqued Dimensions 7.8 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 5.7x Thickness 18 Gauge Place Of Origin South Korea
1 $0.06
100 $0.05
5.5mm Antique Brass-Plated 21 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code BBA-OJR06-A
Material Brass-Plated Finish Antiqued Dimensions 5.5 x 0.80mm Aspect Ratio 4.9x Thickness 21 Gauge Place Of Origin South Korea
1 $0.05
150 $0.04
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1 $7.49
Brass Large Open Fleur de lis Embellishment
Code EMBMT-0692
Material Natural Brass Place Of Origin USA
1 $11.05
3 $10.14
TierraCast Brass Oxide Pewter Small Woodland Bead
Code BRO-5649
Material Brass-Oxide Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Hole Size 1.3mm
1 $0.61
10 $0.53
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TierraCast Brass Oxide Pewter Large Tapered Clasp Set
Code BRO-6067
Material Brass-Oxide Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.51
3 $2.23
4.5mm Antique Brass Flat O-Link Chain By the Foot
Code BTF-0950
Material Natural Brass Finish Antiqued Longest Link 9.0 - 9.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot
1 $5.30
3 $4.78
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