Introduction: Iron Necklace

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A simple necklace, made of iron wire

Step 1: Material and Tools

you just need a mandrel, snippers, round nose and flat pliers

Step 2: Coil Making

make a coil around the mandrel (can be iron, wood or any material), don't need to be precise

Step 3: Cut Circles

cut a series of almost 2 coils (or one and three quarter coils)

Step 4: Circles on End

with round nose pliers make a circle at both extremities

Step 5: Bend

with flat nose pliers bend the coil twice at half circle lenght

Step 6: Insertion

now let them enter in each other the way you see in the picture

Step 7: Close the Circle

close the circle so that it grasps the bend

Step 8: Catch

when you've added enough pieces, add a ring and a hook for closure

Step 9: Variant

instead of interlocking the pieces, if the end circle is wide enough, you can connect each piece with a small ring.
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