Random Scraps Bib Necklace Tutorial

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January 1, 2021 1:01:59 AM PST January 1, 2021 1:01:59 AM PSTst, January 1, 2021 1:01:59 AM PST

Created by: Valorie Nygaard-Pouzar

Designer Tips

  • Use whatever random scraps of chain you have handy, to create this quick and trendy layered chain bib-style necklace.
  • Determine how long you want the longest chain section, then cut each one about 1/4" shorter than the last. The longest chain in this design is 20".
  • You can also mix and match random short pieces of chain, and link together with jump rings.
  • Use large 13.5mm jump rings to link the chain ends together, and attach the clasp. Use 5mm jump rings to connect the smaller chain links to the large jump ring.
  • Use 2 pair of durable flat-nose pliers to open the (unsoldered) chain links and heavy jump rings.

Free Technique Sheets & How-Tos

Suggested Supplies

  • 1 spool #40-099-58-7 Chain, Footage, Curb, 2mm
  • 1 spool #40-099-19-6 Chain, Footage, Drawn Cable, 4.6mm
  • 1 spool #40-099-04-1 Chain, Footage, Hammered Curb, 6mm
  • 1 spool #40-099-37-1 Chain, Footage, Ring/Connector, 9mm
  • 1 spool #40-099-15-9 Chain, Footage, Rollo, 3.9mm
  • 1 spool #40-099-43-7 Chain, Footage, Rope-Textured Cable, 10mm
  • 1 spool #40-099-48-9 Chain, Footage, Round Double-Link Cable, 7.9mm
  • 1 dozen [use 1] #39-348-9 Clasp, Lobster, 22mm
  • 1 oz [use 6] #37-189-9 Jump Ring, Round, 13.5mm
  • 1 oz [use 2] #37-136-9 Jump Ring, Round, 5mm

Tools

  • #69-275-31 Tool, Wubbers™, Medium, Flat-Nose Pliers
  • #69-275-30 Wubbers Bent Chain-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers