This tutorial is for an simple yet elegant wire necklace. I use a hammer and an anvil to flatten the pieces. I love that look but you do not have to do that. Just use some 24 gauge wire to hold the main link together (by coiling it around the two wires that cross).
Bench block used:
I found one of the most useful tools, this bench block (anvil) that also comes with a rubber base (they are usually separate) AND a nylon block (used to flatten wire without changing it’s shape). I saw someone turning it inside down and using the rubber side as a flat surface to place metal pieces as she polished them (that is what sold me on it). It is a really useful tool and I have been playing around with it since I bought it. If you want it you can find it here.
Tools used in the tutorial:
Bench block with both steel and nylon base https://amzn.to/2vX4HS1
Tarnish resistant Silver 0.6mm/22 gauge wire https://amzn.to/2wg9DRr
Copper 0.6mm wire https://amzn.to/2wlrFBV
Multiple multi-colour rolls copper wire https://amzn.to/2BpawNl
Small ballpein hammer https://amzn.to/2PmgmBV
3 Piece plier set https://amzn.to/2nQGUyM
Flush wire cutters https://amzn.to/2Muxg2T
You can use the same Swarovski heart crystal in this tutorial. One is daytime friendly and this one is perfect for going out. Just switch them.
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