Introduction: How to Make Easy-hook Pendant With Dangling Crystals

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This is a wire pendant that you can easily hook, unhook and use on other styles of necklaces. 

Materials: 
7 Head pins
26 inches 14ga wire
7 x 8mm black crystals

Tools:
Wire cutter
Flat nose/bent pliers
Round nose pliers
Mandrel

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Cut 26 inches 14ga wire. Find the middle of the wire and using your mandrel size 10mm create your 1st circle by coiling your wire onto the mandrel 2 times.

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Then start forming 6 more circles, 3 on each side, adjusting the wire to form a diamond-like shape piece. Except for the 1st circle, the rest of the circles are created with only 1 coil.

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After forming the circles you then twist the end wire to form a hook or bail.

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This is how the bail should look like.

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Then using head pins attach crystals on each of the circles.

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When finished, simply hook it onto a necklace. In this picture I have hooked it onto a crocheted necklace. If you like a detailed PDF of this tutorial you can download it here for FREE. 

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This pendant is originally created for the Crocheted Necklace with Flower Toggle Lock Pendant

Comments

jbyers5 (author)2011-11-19

Excellent pendant, What type of wire did you use? We use a nickel wire in our handmade jewelry that looks similar. Thank you

diylesson (author)jbyers52011-11-20

Hi jbyers5, I used a 14ga, 26 inches in length copper wire. :)

scoochmaroo (author)2011-11-19

Lovely!

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Bio: Jane Chew aka XQDesigns is the chief editor behind 2 popular jewelry making blogs and websites: Handmade Jewelry Club and DIY Lessons. She started jewelry ... More »
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