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Retro Affirmation Locket Necklace

If making this for a gift, write a hand written note and slip it into the envelope.

Materials

1 17x20mm brass affirmation locket
1 12 x18mm brass Je t’ Aime note
1 19mm brass bird connector
1 12mm lobster claw clasp
39.5cm small cable chain
2 Swarovski head pins
6 4mm jump rings
2 8mm purple Czech flower cup beads
Round-nose pliers
Flat-nose pliers
Wire-cutter

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

Step 1
Take the chain and divide it into one 20cm length, one 18cm length and one 1.5cm length.

Step 2
Take a Swarovski head pin and thread a purple flower cup bead; trim 1cm from the end and create a loop. Repeat so you will have two beaded flower dangles.

Step 3
Take a 4mm jump ring and thread through the nose of the bird connector and the right top loop of the affirmation locket.

Step 4
Take a 4mm jump ring and thread through the tail of the bird and through the end loop of the 18cm length of chain. Take another 4mm jump ring and thread the two flower dangles and 4mm jump ring.

Step 5
Take a 4mm jump ring and thread through the left top loop of the locket and though the 20cm length of chain. Take another 4mm jump ring and attach to 1.5cm chain and the 4mm jump ring. Take a further 4mm jump ring and thread through the other end of the 1.5cm chain and the hole in the Je t’ Aime note.

Step 6
Opening the links of the chain like jump rings attach the clasp to each end of the necklace.