Make a Finished Ribbon Necklace
by Dale Armstrong
A great alternative to a chain is to simply 'finish' a ribbon! In this example an 18-inch length of organza ribbon was looped at each end. A lobster claw clasp with an attached jump ring was threaded onto one loop and a large jump ring with a one-inch chain segment onto the other end. Using 20g half-round, half-hard wire, the ends were then wrapped onto the main ribbons' length. A sparkling, headpin charm was attached to the end of the chain segment, giving the final touch. What a nice way to present pendants for that special occasion such as a wedding or a prom!
Instructions
Basically you determine how long you want the ribbon necklace to be, and add about 3/4 to 1" to each end (or 2" to the desired finished length). At each end, fold the ribbon over at the 1" location.

On one end, slide on a clasp with an attached jump ring and use either 20- or 18-gauge half hard half round wire to wrap the end into the main length. Repeat the same procedure on the other end, after sliding on a jump ring with an attached chain with a small headpin charm end for the final touch!
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Materials

15 Inch Green Single Finished Ribbon - Pack of 1
R1-9
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.47
  • Gold Club Price: $1.10
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15 Inch Green Single Finished Ribbon - Pack of 12
R1-4
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $7.27
  • Gold Club Price: $5.45
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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
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  • Category: Classic
  • Technique(s): Wrapping, Design, General Education