Instructables: exploring - living - jewelry - chain - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bird Pendant from Simple Metal Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-Pendant-from-Simple-Metal-Plate/
Bird Pendant from Simple Metal Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YDV0/HSTP2JIU/F4BYDV0HSTP2JIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YDV0/HSTP2JIU/F4BYDV0HSTP2JIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YDV0/HSTP2JIU/F4BYDV0HSTP2JIU.SMALL.jpg Ael R For a friend's birthday, I decided to make her a necklace with a metallic bird pendant. I wanted to do all myself but I didn't have a lot of money to invest. I first thought about metal clay like silver or copper clay, but it wasn't as cheap as I thought. Therefore, I had to buy at less 50e of equip...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 15:46:27 PDT
Making Jump Rings - Quicky and Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Jump-Rings-Quicky-and-Easily/
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Fri, 10 May 2013 16:33:52 PDT
Victorian Bicycle-Chain Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Victorian-Bicycle-Chain-Necklace/
Victorian Bicycle-Chain Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/KC92/HFPTIQW6/F71KC92HFPTIQW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/KC92/HFPTIQW6/F71KC92HFPTIQW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/KC92/HFPTIQW6/F71KC92HFPTIQW6.SMALL.jpg flyingpuppy This bike chain necklace is the first piece in what is to be a head-to-toe steampunk outfit. The inspiration is a Victorian colar and the materials are metal and glass. The challenge for the whole outfit is to use as many out-of-the-trash supplies as possible and end up with an elegant outfit. Supp...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:19:46 PDT
Embellished Chain Dangle Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Embellished-Chain-Dangle-Earrings/
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 19:52:56 PDT
Quilled Jewelry to match your mood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilled-Jewelry-to-match-your-mood/
Quilled Jewelry to match your mood! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/58RD/GZKG30TU/FW858RDGZKG30TU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/58RD/GZKG30TU/FW858RDGZKG30TU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/58RD/GZKG30TU/FW858RDGZKG30TU.SMALL.jpg shazni I fell in love with paper quilling about 5 years ago....and since then i've been gifting people with quilled cards , frames and so on. Its inexpensive and very beautiful ...all it takes is your time :-) You could use different colors to suit your clothes and moods....the possibilities are endless! ...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 09:59:49 PST
Tatted Chain Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Tatted-Chain-Necklace/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2012 21:17:45 PST
Basic Crochet Yarn and Chain Bracelet Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Crochet-Yarn-and-Chain-Bracelet-Tutorial/
Basic Crochet Yarn and Chain Bracelet Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/W4C2/GXDWS27S/FN2W4C2GXDWS27S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/W4C2/GXDWS27S/FN2W4C2GXDWS27S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/W4C2/GXDWS27S/FN2W4C2GXDWS27S.SMALL.jpg beadinggem Make this easy mixed media crochet bracelet in next to no time using metal chain as the foundation row.  It only requires basic single crochet. Even if you don't know how to crochet, the following steps will show you how to get started.  This project is  a great yarn stash buster!  You are not limi...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2012 07:17:30 PST
Tarot Talisman Pendant Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Tarot-Talisman-Pendant/
Tarot Talisman Pendant Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/5C9Y/GCI8JVUA/F2R5C9YGCI8JVUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/5C9Y/GCI8JVUA/F2R5C9YGCI8JVUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/5C9Y/GCI8JVUA/F2R5C9YGCI8JVUA.SMALL.jpg ornamentea Create a pendant with a meaningful tarot card for yourself or as a gift. The front of the pendant shows silk peeking through lacework metal while the back has the tarot message. We’ve suspended it from a bundled leather-and-bead necklace with an adjustable closure. The pendant is attached to the bun...
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Fri, 6 Aug 2010 13:52:05 PDT
Peace Pendant Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Peace-Pendant-Necklace/
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Thu, 5 Aug 2010 09:59:12 PDT
Adding Safety Chain to a Wire Wrapped Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Safety-Chain-to-a-Wire-Wrapped-Bracelet/
Adding Safety Chain to a Wire Wrapped Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/NO1A/G2L3BSGJ/FT9NO1AG2L3BSGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/NO1A/G2L3BSGJ/FT9NO1AG2L3BSGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/NO1A/G2L3BSGJ/FT9NO1AG2L3BSGJ.SMALL.jpg BobbiWired This step by step tutorial was written to add safety chain to my Swarovski style bracelet, but can easily be adapted to many styles of bracelets. The techniques shown in this tutorial work for any bangle where the ends are wrapped, with or without a clasp. Techniques show are for adding the chain on...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2009 17:19:20 PST
Bike chain bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-chain-bracelet-1/
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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 17:10:44 PST
How to make a Rosary http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Rosary/
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Sun, 23 Apr 2006 00:10:10 PDT
Upcycled Vintage Lace Shirt Collar Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Vintage-Lace-Shirt-Collar-Necklace/
Upcycled Vintage Lace Shirt Collar Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/O9AT/FYTCHRY1/FBYO9ATFYTCHRY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/O9AT/FYTCHRY1/FBYO9ATFYTCHRY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/O9AT/FYTCHRY1/FBYO9ATFYTCHRY1.SMALL.jpg ShrimpSaladCircus I found a fantastic royal purple long vintage skirt with a beautiful embroidered lacy bottom recently, and I just love it because it works as a skirt or a strapless dress. It came with a very unflattering shirt, which I was about to drop off at the thrift store when inspiration struck.I love the way...
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Thu, 17 Sep 2009 17:48:46 PDT
Paperclip Jump Rings? No way! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paperclip-Jump-Rings-No-way/
Paperclip Jump Rings? No way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/AU6N/FQR1HAW1/FCZAU6NFQR1HAW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/AU6N/FQR1HAW1/FCZAU6NFQR1HAW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/AU6N/FQR1HAW1/FCZAU6NFQR1HAW1.SMALL.jpg doublebirdstrike Using tools that you probably already have you too can make inexpensive jump rings!First off though, I have to say thanks to Mat from BENTFORMS, for answering all my random questions.BENTFORMS Supplies You only need a few things,1. A Phillips head screwdriver you wouldn't mind gouging up. The scr...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2009 08:25:06 PST