Introduction: Angel and Demon Wings Pendant

Picture of Angel and Demon Wings Pendant

Read my username and I hope you get the impression that I like wings (and of course dream of flying). With that in mind, I hope you'll cope with the wing-related projects that I've been churning out!

Anyway, I was cleaning my room and saw a bookmark that I made last year. The design was a pair of wings, one representing "goodness" and the other "evil." They folded in half on top of the page to be marked and magnets on the back kept the wings closed (the idea came from a great friend of mine ^^). Seeing them again, I felt inspired to make a miniature copy for that friend who presented me with the idea. You see, I'm graduating this year while she'll be a senior next year, so I'm still coming up with parts of my farewell and thanks-for-being-such-an-amazing-friend gift for her.

Step 1: Materials

  • WIRE (I used black 20 and 26 gauge wire and silver 20 and 28 gauge wire.)
  • pliers
  • necklace chain

Step 2: Sketching

Picture of Sketching

The above picture is the sketch I made when designing the bookmark, and I used this as a guide for shaping the wire for the wings. You should use it as a guide to sketch out the dimensions of your pendant too.

Step 3: Angel Wing

Picture of Angel Wing

For how to make the angel wing, see my other project Celtic Butterfly Pendant.

Step 4: Demon Wing: Part 1

Picture of Demon Wing: Part 1

Begin by grabbing your thicker black wire and using your angel wing or sketch of the demon wing as a guide to for shaping the top and bottom loops.

Step 5: Demon Wing: Part 2

Picture of Demon Wing: Part 2

See the above pictures on how to shape one of the fingers (literally what they're called for bat wings, according to my brief google search...).

Step 6: Demon Wing: Part 3

Picture of Demon Wing: Part 3

See above on how to shape the next finger.

Step 7: Demon Wing: Part 4

Picture of Demon Wing: Part 4

Last finger outlined above in the pictures again..

Step 8: Demon Wing: Part 5

Picture of Demon Wing: Part 5

For the webbing, you'll need the thinner black wire. Attach one end to the smallest finger and begin wrapping the wire around each finger. See the pictures above for a more detailed explanation.

Step 9: Demon Wing: Part 5

Picture of Demon Wing: Part 5

Repeat two more times to have three lines for webbing total.

Step 10: Connecting Wings (failure)

Picture of Connecting Wings (failure)

I originally planned to have two jump rings connect the sides of the wings, but this was a failure, as shown in the third picture; the wings moved too much and just--no.

Step 11: Connecting Wings and Jump Ring

Picture of Connecting Wings and Jump Ring

Finally, to connect the two sides, I wrapped them together in two places with my thinner silver and black wires.

To transform this into a pendant, simply slip a jump ring through a loop and add a necklace chain.

There you have it -- a pair of wings to adorn your neck (or to present to the friend who inspired the bookmark idea in the first place; I hope she likes it!)

Comments

crochetn (author)2014-07-02

Mine isn't as graceful looking as yours is but I've already gotten tons of compliments on it!

watchmeflyy (author)crochetn2015-11-29

It looks fabulous; great job! :)

Damn that looks great. Such talented people. :)

watchmeflyy (author)crochetn2014-07-02

Yours is no less graceful, I assure you! It's lovely! I'm glad to see your version. ^^

jcole24 (author)2014-07-09

this is beautiful. i would definitely make it if i could find my black wire!!

watchmeflyy (author)jcole242014-07-09

Thanks! Well, when you do make this, I'd love to see pictures! :D

crochetn (author)2014-07-02

Also, I found that if the black coating flakes of off the wing at all, you can use black acrylic paint to touch it up! It seems to be staying on pretty well so far!

watchmeflyy (author)crochetn2014-07-02

Oh great idea! I usually just use a Sharpie, but paint seems like a better alternative. xD

shazni (author)2014-05-26

This is really lovely! You are very VERY talented :-)

watchmeflyy (author)shazni2014-07-02

Thank you! :D

sabu.dawdy (author)2014-05-22

very unique

watchmeflyy (author)sabu.dawdy2014-05-25

Thank you! ^^

emilyvanleemput (author)2014-05-23

And again, beautiful!!

Thanks so much for this and all of your supportive comments, Emily! I really appreciate them; they never fail to make my days!

You're welcome!! Your amazing projects make it impossible not to post supportive comments I suppose :D

Same goes for you and your projects too! :)

Muhaiminah Faiz (author)2014-05-23

Awesome! this reminded me of Supernatural! ^_^

Thanks for your nice comment, Muhaiminah! I've actually never watched Supernatural (I assume that you're referring to the TV show?) but I plan to start it this summer when I have time.

You're welcome! yes, I meant the TV show. actually, the name of this ible 'angel and demon' reminded me of Supernatural :p it's awesome, you'll love it.

Oh ok!

orangenicole3 (author)2014-05-23

Cool

Thank you for your nice comment!

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2014-05-22

Oooh, I really like this! Love the dark and light wires you used :)

Thank you so much for your nice comment!

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