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Fade To Black Skull Necklace Tutorial
Created by: Summer Melaas and Sondra Barrington
File the drop loops, to give the gluing surface more "tooth". See "Gluing to Metal" Technique Sheet below for additional gluing tips.
Mix 2-part epoxy per manufacturer instructions.
Glue one drop loop to top of 10mm black skull.
Glue a drop loop onto top and bottom of the 14mm and 18mm skull.
Allow glued items to dry.
Use the non-tarnish silver wire, and wire-wrap links to connect the skulls with 4mm rondelles, in this order: 18mm skull - 4mm rondelle - 14mm skull - 4mm rondelle - 10mm skull. For step-by-step instructions on making wire-wrapped loops, see: Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF)
Cut chain to desired length. Summer cut three 18" gunmetal and two 18" white plate chains.
Designer Tips, Continued
Wire wrap a link connecting the 5 chains to the clasp with a 4mm and 6mm rondelle stacked together. (Repeat for other half of clasp.)
Add a large jump ring to the top of the skull dangle and loop it around all 5 chains. Close the jump ring.