Layna Palmer's First Valentine Together Necklace, Contemporary Wire Jewelry. Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry. .
First Valentine Together Necklace
by Layna Palmer
  • Category: Contemporary
  • Technique(s): Wrapping
  • Skill Level: Beginner

Materials

22 Gauge Round Silver Plated Silver Copper Craft Wire - 30 ft
H17-I22-30FT
  • Lesson Quantity: 2.00 feet
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $7.40
  • Gold Club Price: $5.55
Add to Bag
Sterling Silver Cable Chain 5.4x4mm - 10 Feet
C8-100U
  • Lesson Quantity: 36.00 inches
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $109.97
  • Gold Club Price: $82.48
Add to Bag
Silver Filled Headpins 22GA 1.5 inch - Pack of 10
S8-11
  • Lesson Quantity: 3.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $2.34
  • Gold Club Price: $1.76
Add to Bag
Sterling Silver Beads Bright 2mm - Pack of 25
K9-139
  • Lesson Quantity: 5.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.86
  • Gold Club Price: $1.40
Add to Bag
Silver Filled Lobster Clasp w/ Ring 10X4mm - Pack of 1
S3-10
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.44
  • Gold Club Price: $1.08
Add to Bag
Silver Filled Jump Rings Open (.025) 22ga (OD) 4mm (ID) 2.55mm - Pack of 25
S11-14
  • Lesson Quantity: 4.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.62
  • Gold Club Price: $1.22
Add to Bag
Variety of pearls
Shop Now
4mm Crystal 5000 Round Swarovski Crystal Beads - Pack of 12
A13-110
  • Lesson Quantity: 5.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $2.97
  • Gold Club Price: $2.23
Add to Bag
4mm Light Rose 5328 Bi-Cone Swarovski Crystal Beads - Pack of 10
A13-115A
  • Lesson Quantity: 5.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.97
  • Gold Club Price: $1.48
Add to Bag
6mm Crystal 5328 Bi-Cone Swarovski Crystal Beads - Pack of 10
A13-53B
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.97
  • Gold Club Price: $1.48
Add to Bag
Baby Heart Rubino/Silver Foil, Approx. Size 14mm
A3-231
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $3.97
  • Gold Club Price: $2.98
Add to Bag
Add All Items to Cart

Tools

WireJewelry - Ultimate Wire-Pliers Jewelry Pliers with Case, Set of 5
G15-20
  • G15-20
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $170.72
  • Gold Club Price: $128.04
Add to Bag
Add All Items to Cart
Instructions
Step 1
Cut chain into 5 pieces; (2) 9", (2) 8" & (1) 2"
Step 2
Cut three pieces of wire 3" in length and make a rosary loop at one end, enclosing one piece of 8" chain in the loop.
Layna Palmer's First Valentine Together Necklace - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry, Making a rosary loop.
Step 3
Slide one 2mm Silver bead, one 4mm lt. pink 4mm pearl, one medium pink 4mm pearl, one 6mm gray pearl, one 4mm med pink pearl and one 4mm lt pink pearl onto wire and complete rosary link, enclosing the other 8" chain. Leave at least one wire-width space between the final loop and the bead to allow for give when you bend the bar slightly. Set aside.
Layna Palmer's First Valentine Together Necklace - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry, Completeing the rosary link, adding beads.
Step 4
Take the other two pieces of wire and create a rosary loop in the end of each, enclosing one piece of 9" chain in each loop.
Step 5
Thread 4mm beads on each as follows; 1 clear bicone, 1 lt pink bicone, 1 gray pearl, 1 lt pink bicone, 1 clear bicone on one wire and complete rosary link enclosing one end of 2" piece of chain.
Layna Palmer's First Valentine Together Necklace - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry, Threading 4mm beads and closing rosary.
Step 6
Create charms using the headpins, making rosary link at the top of each and slide onto 2” section of chain:

(1) 2mm silver bead, (1) 5mm gray pearl, (1) 4mm med pink pearl
(1) 2mm silver bead, (1) 14mm Venetian heart bead, (1) 4mm clear bicone
(1) 2mm silver bead, (1) 6mm clear bicone, (1) 4mm lt rose bicone
Layna Palmer's First Valentine Together Necklace - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry, Use headpins to create charms.
Step 7
Complete the other piece of wire as above, enclosing the end of the 2" chain in rosary link.
Layna Palmer's First Valentine Together Necklace - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry, Complete other piece of wire.
Step 8
Connect clasp to one end of 9" chain and one 4mm jump ring to the other. Lay the two sections of finished chains and adjust the length on the shorter one, connecting the ends to the longer chain sections.
Layna Palmer's First Valentine Together Necklace - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry, Connect clasp and adjusting the length.
Step 9
Pro Tip: You can also make other variations of this such as the Green one below: The green necklace used stainless steel cable and drawn cable chain, stainless steel findings, stainless wire, 4mm pearls, rondelle crystals in clear, peridot and gray; 6mm pearl, 5mm Amazonite bead, ten 14mm Amazonite rectangle bead. You can adjust the length of the chain by putting more beads on the bars, or using more chain.

NOTE: Pearls used on the First Valentine Together were: (2) 6mm gray pearls, (9) 4mm pearls; 3 gray, 3 med pink, 3 light pink
Layna Palmer's First Valentine Together Necklace - , Contemporary Wire Jewelry, Wire Wrapping, Wrapping, Wire Wrapping Jewelry, Green variation.