DIY Open Hearts Necklace ~ Simple Mother’s Day Jewelry Recipe from eCrafty.com

Anne saw two of our new open heart metal charm tags and immediately knew what she wanted to do with them!

The clean modern styling and our two sizes (open heart square and slightly larger open heart rectangle) made her think of mother and child.

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Hung on a ball chain she has created her own “mother’s love” totem. You can add a simple wrapped looped crystal or two for favorite colors, birthstones, family members.

You can make your own with just a few products from eCrafty.com. Here’s our simple recipe:

DIY Modern Mother’s Day Necklace Recipe from eCrafty.com

SKU 540G Metal Charms Open Heart 20mm Ant Silver Plated Pewter 10pc

SKU 540L Metal Charms Open Heart 14mm Ant Silver Plated Pewter 10pc

SKU 806K (split or secure / double loop jump rings) or any of our Silver Jump Rings

Your Choice of Neck Chains – Anne used a snake chain, other simple options are our ball chains, colored suede or our colorful organza cords.

Optional – add a splash of color! To add crystal you will need crystal bicones or rondelles (try our SKU 606B (6mm, 100pc) or  SKU 606C (4mm, 100pc) crystal rondelle mix) and headpins (sampler batch) Consider adding a simple wrapped looped crystal bicone or crystal rondelle, loaded onto a headpin or eye pin, attach with jump ring, in your favorite color or birthstone.

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Design options:

Embellish ~ add our Fire Designs open heart cane glass slices to the design above in your favorite color.

For another quick Mother’s Day project, try using our Cane Glass Slices strung on a snake chain.  See below ~ So easy and so charming.

While we’re on the subject of cool cane glass creations, Anne made this gorgeous pink and black cane glass necklace with seed beads and our Fire Designs Cane Glass Beads.

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Design Resources:

Cane Glass Beads at eCrafty.com:http://www.ecrafty.com/c-69-cane-furnace-glass-beads.aspx

Charms at eCrafty.comhttp://www.ecrafty.com/c-56-pewter-charms-drops.aspx                 

Cane Glass Slices at eCrafty.com: http://www.ecrafty.com/casearch.aspx?SearchTerm=slices

Thanks always, best wishes for a happy and healthy spring! From all the busy crafters at eCrafty.com!

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