Retired - Old Flame Necklace in Jet

Designer: Rachel Zaimont
Skill Level: Beginner
Learn to make a handmade triangular bail from a head pin with this necklace, which features a bold Austrian crystal heart pendant. Simple yet substantial.

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

These materials will make an 18 inch necklace. For a longer or shorter necklace, purchase a finished chain necklace of a different length.
  1. To see how to make this necklace from start to finish, please watch the video: How to Make a Wire Pendant Bail Using a Head Pin. In this video you will learn how to form the triangular bail from a decorative head pin and attach it to the Austrian crystal crystal heart pendant, and how to put the pendant on a finished chain necklace.
  2. Enjoy your necklace!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWBB-3737 - Austrian Crystal, 6240 Wild Heart Pendant 27mm, 1 Piece, Jet
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6000 - Beadalon Silver Plated Coil Dome Head Pins - 21 Gauge - 2 Inches (10)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • AXC-027 - Finished Cable Chain Necklace, Fine 2x1.8mm Links with Spring Ring Clasp, 18 Inches, Silver Plated
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Theme Valentine's Day, Halloween
Ingredients FHP-6000,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. This project is RETIRED. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Beadalon Head Pin, Coil Dome 2 Inches Long and 21 Gauge Thick, Silver Plated (10 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$3.99 / Package | SKU: FHP-6000
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$6.29 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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