Ancient Coin Necklace

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Coins used to be displayed around citizens' necks in past civilizations.  It was a convenient way to keep their money close.  Now you can too can where these coins but in a decorative way.  Ancient coins make unique, stylish jewelry and are sure to be a conversation starter.

Materials...
  - Embroidery floss, macramé string, or other string 
  - Coin w/ hole (can be purchased for about $1 online or a local coin shop)
  - Scissors

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Step 1:

Cut about a 2 ft piece of string depending on your neck size.

Step 2:

Tie a sliding knot on your string. (If needed, use "How  To Make a Sliding Knot" on YouTube.)

Step 3:

Insert the string opposite the knot through the coin's hole.  This will create a loop.

Step 4:

Pull the sliding knot through the loop to attach the coin to the necklace.

Step 5: Ancient Coin Necklace

Now it's time to go where your unique necklace!  You can even make more and give them to friends, family, and neighbors.  Everyone will love them!

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