This elegant necklace will take a few hours to make and will draw admiring glances and compliments for the wearer everywhere she goes. It is a perfect handmade gift for any occasion.
I have been wearing a couple of mine I have made this way for years. They are very durable, and I always receive compliments on them.
The inspiration for this project originally came from Encyclopedia of Craft Projects in an Afternoon
, though I have heavily modified it with my own ideas and techniques.
It can even be used in the classroom, as evidenced by our very own Materials Science teacher! Here is a learning objective:
By working with different types and gauges of wire, students will better understand the properties of wire hardness and softness, as well as how to shape and harden the metal.