Do you like it? Me, I am superduper pleased with how it turned out. Now for the mystery part. Who can guess the origin of that crazy, swoopy black focal piece?
Wait! Don't scroll until you think you've got it. Take your time...don't be too hasty...
Got your guess? Okay, scroll away!
Wait for it...
Okie dokie, here's the answer! It's...it's...
A faux wrought-iron garden fence. Plastic. From the dollar store.
I just love the shape of the inner swoops! They remind me of American Indian tribal motifs from the Pacific Northwest where I grew up. I isolated one of them, like so:
To turn it into a necklace, first I melted holes in the top with a heated poker.
Using large jump rings as connectors, I added some big coppery chains and findings:
I added a beaded strand to complete the length, and boom, that's the necklace!
Hope you enjoyed this one! Let me know in the comments if you guessed right - or if not, what you thought it could be.
Oh, and I can't sign off without mentioning that other time I made a necklace from a different (but equally cute) plastic dollar store fence:
Here's the link to that tutorial. A very different look, isn't it? It's a fun one.
Thanks for coming around, you guys! See ya!