Retired - Dragonfly in the Garden Necklace

PROJECT N778
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
A striking painted dragonfly pendant rests upon a turquoise gemstone as the feature of this statement necklace. Many of the components are finely detailed Vintaj filigrees, stampings, and findings.
Instructions
Please note you will also need a paint brush, cup of water, and some paper towels for this project.
  1. This entire project is demonstrated from start to finish in the video: How to Make the Dragonfly in the Garden Necklace.
  2. You will learn how to bend and alter Vintaj components, use Vintaj patinas, make a chain tassel, and how to construct the necklace itself.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • XCR-48062 - Silk Fabric Flat Silky Ribbon, 2cm Wide, 42 Inches Long, 1 Strand, Copper Orange
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-2576 - Vintaj Natural Brass Ornate 10x14mm Cone Bead Caps (2)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-7026 - Vintaj Natural Brass Deco Vines Filigree Stamping 59x31mm (1)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-7050 - Vintaj Natural Brass Stamping Art Deco Dragonfly Pendant 35 x 47mm (1)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-1054 - E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-4640 - Vintaj Natural Brass Hook And Eye Clasps (2 Sets)
    Project uses 1 set. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5372 - Vintaj Natural Brass Jump Rings 7.25mm Open 16 Gauge (20)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-3700 - Vintaj Natural Brass, Open Roped Cable Jump Rings 14.5mm and 13 Gauge Thick, 4 Pieces
    Project uses 3 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-9706 - Antiqued 22K Gold Plated Round Rolo Chain 2mm Bulk By The Foot
    Project uses 2 feet. You will need 2 packages.

  • SPTU-27 - Large Turquoise Round Pendant Beads 30mm Stabilized (x2)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6281 - Antiqued Brass Open Eye Pins 21 Gauge 2 Inch (x50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-9082 - Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Blue Lapis - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-9068 - Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Yellow Ochre - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-9073 - Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Verdigris Teal - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-9069 - Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Purple Opalite - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-9083 - Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Emerald Green - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-9090 - Vintaj Mini Glaze - Metal Sealer And Patina Extender - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-0031 - Wubbers Bail Making Jewelry Pliers - Medium 3mm & 5mm Size
  • XTL-5032 - Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
  • XTL-5450 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-2222 - Vintaj Metal Relief Block For Filing, Buffing & Sanding
Additional Information
Theme Pets/Animals, Boho
Ingredients XCR-48062, BMB-2576, PND-7026, PND-7050, XTL-1054, FCL-4640, FJR-5372, FJR-3700, CHA-9706, SPTU-27, FHP-6281, XTL-9082, XTL-9068, XTL-9073, XTL-9069, XTL-9083, XTL-9090,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. 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.
Vintaj Natural Brass Ornate 10x14mm Cone Bead Caps (2)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$3.85 / Package | SKU: BMB-2576
Vintaj Natural Brass Deco Vines Filigree Stamping 59x31mm (1)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$4.69 / Package | SKU: PND-7026
Vintaj Natural Brass Stamping Art Deco Dragonfly Pendant 35 x 47mm (1)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$5.99 / Package | SKU: PND-7050
E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.89 / Package | SKU: XTL-1054
Vintaj Natural Brass Hook And Eye Clasps (2 Sets)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Sets.
$4.39 / Package | SKU: FCL-4640
Vintaj Natural Brass Jump Rings 7.25mm Open 16 Gauge (20)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: FJR-5372
Vintaj Natural Brass, Open Roped Cable Jump Rings 14.5mm and 13 Gauge Thick, 4 Pieces
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: FJR-3700
Antiqued 22K Gold Plated Rolo Chain, 2mm, by the Foot
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$2.75 / Package | SKU: CHA-9706
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = .
/ Package | SKU: SPTU-27
Antiqued Brass Open Eye Pins 21 Gauge 2 Inch (x50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$5.39 / Package | SKU: FHP-6281
Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Blue Lapis - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-9082
Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Yellow Ochre - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-9068
Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Verdigris Teal - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$5.35 / Package | SKU: XTL-9073
Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Purple Opalite - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$5.19 / Package | SKU: XTL-9069
Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Emerald Green - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$5.35 / Package | SKU: XTL-9083
Vintaj Mini Glaze - Metal Sealer And Patina Extender - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$4.75 / Package | SKU: XTL-9090
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Wubbers Bail Making Jewelry Pliers - Medium 3mm & 5mm Size
Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
$12.59 / Package | SKU: XTL-5032
Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
$25.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5450
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