This week, I'm using my super cheap neon pink masonry line from the hardware store for a fun, layered necklace.
Materials: Neon Pink Twine, Jump Rings in Various Sizes, Clasp, Lighter
Directions: Cut about 15 pieces of twine to the just a bit longer than you want your necklace. I used a necklace I already own as a guide.
Make a couple of braids with some of the twine, braiding in a jump ring here or there as a little extra adornment.
At the begenning and end of each braid and the leftover unbraided pieces melt the ends together with a lighter. It just takes a couple of seconds of contact with the fire.
Now, you should have 2 braids and all the other pieces. I slipped a couple of jump rings around the loose pieces, too.
To sort of keep it all hanging together, I ran a strand or two of the loose pieces through the one or two of the jump rings in the braided pieces.
Now combine all three pieces -- the 2 braids and the loose strands -- together by wrapping a small piece of twine around the ends and melting it a bit with the lighter. Repeat on the other end.
To add the clasp, I just ran jump ring through the piece twisted on the end and added the clasp.
Add the other end, I added a series of jump rings to create a little chain. And that's it! Not too bad for a hardware store find.
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