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Poppy Girl Necklace Tutorial

Poppy Girl Necklace Tutorial

As seen in the Rings & Things Summer Supplement 2013. This project uses SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystals.
Created by: Mollie Valente

Designer Tips

    Prepare the Blanks:
  • On the first blank, mark placement and punch 1/16" holes; mark and punch a centered hanging hole. Repeat for second blank, being careful to match the hole placement.
  • Follow the instructions that come with the BIGkick™ to emboss the brass blank.
  • Patina the blanks and use the reliefing block to polish the high points of the embossed pattern.
  • Add the Image:
  • Roughly clip out your desired image from the sheet.
  • Seal the backside of the image with clear packing tape.
  • Measure and cut the image so it is just slightly larger than the "window" opening.
  • Seal the front side of the image with clear packing tape.
  • Cut the tape so there is just 1/16th of an inch overhang; the overhanging tape allows you to adhere the image to the blank (be careful to line up the image with the window opening).
  • Assemble the Pendant:
  • Place a scrap of leather on the steel block to protect the decorative rivet heads.
  • Use traditional riveting methods to rivet the four corners.
  • Add the jump ring to the hanging hole. Add two decorative metal beads to the jump ring then close.
  • Finish with Necklace Chain and Beaded Clasp:
  • String the pendant onto the chain.
  • On the right-hand side create a beaded link with clasp. Attach an eye pin to the first chain link and string on a metal bead, crystal bead, and metal bead; finish with a wire-wrapped loop and clasp.
  • On the left-hand side create a beaded loop. Attach an eye pin to the last chain link and string on a metal bead, crystal bead, and metal bead; finish with a wire-wrapped loop.
Free Technique Sheets & How-Tos
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  • 1 pkg of 100 [use 6] #26-155-32-6 Bead, Metal, Rondelle, 3.2mm, Antiqued Brass Plated
  • 1 pkg of 10 sets [use 1 set] #44-721-02 Blank, Rectangular Door with Round Window
  • 1 spool [use 18"] #40-099-60-6 Chain, Footage, Flattened Cable, 1.9mm, Antiqued Brass Plated
  • 1 dozen [use 1] #39-340-6 Clasp, Lobster, 10mm, Antiqued Brass Plated
  • 1 each [use 1 image] #83-231-01-001 Collage Sheet, World Ephemera, Square
  • 1 dozen [use 2] #05-328-06-157 Crystal, Bead, Faceted Bicone, 6mm, Crystal Copper
  • 1 ounce [use 2] #37-722-6 Eye Pin, 2", Standard, Antiqued Brass
  • 1 ounce [use 1] #37-167-6 Jump Ring, Round, 8mm, Antiqued Brass Plated
  • 1 each #86-310 Novacan Black Patina
  • 1 pkg of 10 [use 4] #69-971-05-5 Rivet, Flower, Antiqued Silver Plated
  • #69-325-012 DecoEmboss™ Die, Fern Fronds
  • #83-101 Sharpie®, Extra Fine Point
  • #69-324 Sizzix® BIGkick™, Vintaj® Edition
  • #69-271-99 Tool, Glitter, Four-Piece Set
  • #69-137 Tool, Hammer, Swiss Style
  • #69-235 Tool, Metal Punch, Two Hole
  • #69-056 Tool, Side Flush Cutter
  • #69-125 Tool, Steel 4" Square Block
  • #69-327 Vintaj® Metal Reliefing Block
Additional Supplies
  • Clear packing tape
  • Piece of thick leather to cushion patterned rivet head
  • Rings & Things ruler (ask for a free ruler with your next order!)
  • Scissors

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Antiqued Brass Plated Metal Beads, Rondelle, 3.2mm

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Brass Plated
Item Size: 3.2mm  ♦  Hole Size: 1.3MM

QTY Sold by: 100
1-9 $1.25
10+ $0.95


Brass Blank, Rectangular Door with Round Window

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Raw
Item Size: Approx. 33x20mm, 26-gauge

QTY Sold by: package
1-9 $7.65
10+ $6.38


Antiqued Brass Plated Flattened Cable Chain, Footage, 1.9mm

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Brass Plated
Item Size: 1.9mm, 10-meter

QTY Sold by: spool
1-9 $14.72
10+ $12.26


Antiqued Brass Plated Lobster Clasp, 10mm

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Brass Plated
Item Size: 5x10x2.5mm

QTY Sold by: dozen
1-5 $3.42
6-11 $2.58
12+ $2.10


Piddix Collage Sheet, World Ephemera, Square

Brand: Piddix
Color: World Ephemera Item Size: 7/8"

QTY Sold by: each
1+ $3.55


SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Crystal Beads, Faceted Bicone, 6mm

Material: Crystal  ♦  Color: Crystal Copper
Item Size: 6mm  ♦  Hole Size: 1.0MM

QTY Sold by: dozen
1-11 $1.84
12+ $1.49


Antiqued Brass Eye Pin, 2

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Brass
Item Size: 2", 21-gauge

QTY Sold by: ounce
1-3 $9.28
4-7 $7.60
8-15 $5.80
16+ $4.87


Antiqued Brass Plated Jump Ring, Round, 8mm

Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Brass Plated
Item Size: Approx. 8mm, 18-gauge  ♦  Hole Size: 6.7MM

QTY Sold by: ounce
1-3 $7.16
4-7 $5.96
8-15 $4.58
16+ $3.82


Novacan Black Patina

Brand: Novacan
Item Size: 8 fl oz

QTY Sold by: each
1+ $4.95

Important Shipping Notice


JBB Antiqued Silver Plated Rivet, Flower

Brand: JBB
Material: Brass  ♦  Color: Antiqued Silver Plated
Item Size: 1.5mm Diameter Pin, 7.5mm Long

QTY Sold by: ten
1-9 $6.60
10+ $5.50


Vintaj DecoEmboss™ Die, Fern Fronds

Brand: Vintaj
Material: Steel/ Plastic/ Metal  ♦  Item Size: 2-3/8x2-1/2"

QTY Sold by: each
1+ $9.00


Sharpie®, Extra Fine Point

QTY Sold by: each
1-11 $1.20
12+ $1.00


BIGkick™, Vintaj® Edition by Sizzix®

Brand: Sizzix
Color: Vintaj Edition Item Size: 12-1/4x6x14-1/2"

QTY Sold by: each
1+ $80.00

Important Shipping Notice


EURO TOOL Glitter, Four-Piece Set

Material: Vinyl Grip

QTY Sold by: set
1+ $34.95


EURO TOOL Hammer, Swiss Style

Material: Steel Head, Wood Handle  ♦  Item Size: 1-1/8" face, 9-1/8" handle

QTY Sold by: each
1+ $4.85


EURO TOOL Metal Punch, Two Hole

Item Size: 1/16" & 3/32" (1.6 & 2.3mm) hole

QTY Sold by: each
1+ $22.95


EURO TOOL Side Flush Cutter

Material: Vinyl Grip  ♦  Item Size: 5"

QTY Sold by: each
1+ $9.95


Tool, Steel 4

Material: Steel  ♦  Item Size: Approx. 4x4x3/4"

QTY Sold by: each
1+ $19.01


Vintaj Metal Reliefing Block

Brand: Vintaj
Item Size: 3-3/4x1-1/4x1"

QTY Sold by: each
1-9 $4.50
10+ $3.75


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