Picture of Yin Yang jewelry

My first idea to make yin yang jewelry, came when browsing pinterest, where I saw a beautiful wire wrapped yin yang pendant. I tried to make a simplified version of this pendant myself, but lets just say my attempt looked like someone found some wire, bended a base (which didn't go that bad) and after that forgot everything about wire. I do plan on giving this pendant another try, but not for a while.

Then, I thought, I love the yin yang symbol, why don't I go for a somewhat easier option? Using an image and a quote, I created these pieces, a pendant and a pair of (my first ever made) earrings.

I'm really happy with how this turned out, although the white text does have a slight blue hue to it, but that's because of the scale I made this on. When printing it larger, it still would have been there, just not as noticeable.

I really hope you'll like it!

Step 1: Materials

To make this, you will need:

- cardboard
- glue
- a compass
- pliers
- scissors
- earring hooks
- a jump ring
- a necklace
- wire
- the printed images

ikr1 year ago

I love the yin yang symbol.

I love black and white.

I love jewellery.

I love balance.

In short, I love your work: its the ultimate pendant.

"Bows" ^ ^

emilyvanleemput (author)  ikr1 year ago

Thank you so so so much!!!

i made this, and gave it to my friend.. She loved it!

emilyvanleemput (author)  ikr8 months ago

Did you by any chance take a picture of it? I'd love to see it :)

i am seriously sorry, I didn't... But I could ask her to wear it so I can take a pic of it, some other day ^^'

and yeah, I noticed that the number of 'so's were max for me, so I'm very very happy.. He he ^^' thank YOU!

jahcar1 year ago

The Yin and Yang is a sacred symbol not a fashion statement. What you're doing here is called cultural appropriation and is totally disrespectful.

tofugami1 year ago
Super cute and easy to make. My name is Yang btw. A common first and last name in my culture. :-)
emilyvanleemput (author)  tofugami1 year ago

Thank you!

I love it! What about some sort of clear coat to seal it?
emilyvanleemput (author)  Chopper Rob1 year ago

Thanks! I used clear glue, which also functions as a coat.

olaw1011 year ago
I did this it's so cute
emilyvanleemput (author)  olaw1011 year ago

That's great! I would love to see a picture of the result!

They are beautiful! I love that you put text on the symbol, it makes it even more original :)

emilyvanleemput (author)  lindarose921 year ago

Thanks Linda :D

MicioGatta1 year ago

Beautiful :)

emilyvanleemput (author)  MicioGatta1 year ago

Thank you!!

Awesome work Emily! the number of jewelries you can make using this technique is endless! Love it :D

Thank you so much Muhaiminah!!

This is so cute!

It looks great :)

emilyvanleemput (author)  Passion Make1 year ago
Thank you!
ChrysN1 year ago
I love this! Where is the text from, I really like it, is it a quote?
emilyvanleemput (author)  ChrysN1 year ago
Thanks! It was one of the first results when searching google images for yin yang quotes
fozzy131 year ago

These look awesome! Thanks for sharing : )

emilyvanleemput (author)  fozzy131 year ago
Thank you!!
hunter9991 year ago

Wow, this is incredibly ingenious! I love it :D

Amazing work done here Emily!! :-)

emilyvanleemput (author)  hunter9991 year ago
Thank you so much :D