I needed to create a chain for this small watercolor necklace focal I made. I wanted something basic but interesting with a touch of texture but not distracting from the focal. Jump rings to the rescue! I used manufactured jump rings but you can also make your own https://www.wirejewelry.com/jewelry_making_tips_techniques/Scrap-Wire-Twisted-Rings_599.html
A pop of color with the crystal beads pulls the necklace together nicely while still keeping it simple. Come up with your own stacked jump ring chain using 2, 3 or 4 jump rings. You can also mix the jump ring colors for more variety.
Sterling Silver Jump Rings Glitter Open (21GA ) 6mm - Pack of 10
Internationally award winning designer, teacher and official Swarovski Instructor, she resides with her 2 puppies, Sparkle and Bling in beautiful Colorado. Kristal's fashion endeavors include designing & creating jewelry for the Jimmy Buffet Band backup singers & dancers; appearing numerous times on HGTV, PBS and JTV and teaching on cruise ships worldwide.
The author of 4 books: Metal Clay 101 for Beaders, Foxy Epoxy, Fabulous Fabric Beads Sassy Silky Savvy; 2 DVDs: Mixed Media: Beaded Bracelets with Fiber Beads and Crystals, Resin, Wire Mixed Media: Jewelry Making with Handmade Beads, Crystals, Resin, and More! Past editor of BeadingDaily.com, her designs have been featured in over 85 publications. Kristalís jewelry has been represented in galleries spanning the globe including Santa Fe - Canyon Rd. Alaska, Cayman Islands, Italy, Germany & the Virgin Islands.
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