Mythical Wings Necklace
Imagine colors and classic beauty combined with embossed elegance on metal. This Mythical Wings Necklace delivers all that and more thanks to the Sizzix DecoEmboss Wildflower Vines Die by Vintaj, Vintaj metal blanks and Vintaj Patinas and Glaze. Take off to this pleasurable project by following the directions below.
Artist: Jess Italia-Lincoln, Vintaj
Other Supplies: 15mm Jump Rings (Vintaj Item# JR60R) (JR60), 7.25mm Jump Ring (Vintaj Item# JR40R) (JR40), 34mm x 14mm Copper Archival Key (Vintaj Item# CP0006), 5.5mm x 8mm Fine Oval Chain (Vintaj Item# CH20R) (CH20), 50mm x 32mm Victorian Silhouette (Vintaj Item# P0045R) (P0045), 52mm x 17mm Feathered Left Wing (Vintaj Item# P0047R) (P0047), 1.5mm Hole Punch Pliers (Vintaj Item# V-PLHP15-SH), Gold Acrylic Paint Dabbers, Variety of Alcohol Inks, Clear Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel (UTEE), Bead Caps, Beads
Emboss two Feathered Left Wings Altered Metal blanks using the Deco Motif DecoEmboss Die and one Victorian Silhouette Vintaj Natural Brass Altered Metal blanks using the Wildflower Vines DecoEmboss die. Buff with the Metal Reliefing block to highlight the raised designs. Punch or drill additional holes in the embossed blanks for linking. Apply gold acrylic paint to the blanks. Drop a variety of alcohol inks to the embossed blanks to add color. Add or remove ink as desired. Let dry. Buff with the Metal Reliefing block to highlight the raised designs. Turn on the Melting Pot, place blanks (one at a time) onto a nonstick craft sheet. Pour a teaspoon of UTEE onto the blank and allow UTEE to melt. Slide the blank onto a clean craft sheet, turn the melting pot off and allow the blank to cool. Use an awl to keep the punched holes clear of UTEE. From the bottom of the Victorian Silhouette blank, dangle a filigree capped bead drops. Attach the Victorian Silhouette blank to a larger jump ring using a smaller jump ring to form a centerpiece. For added interest, dangle a bead from the loop at the end of the Copper Archival Key. Attach the Key to the larger jump ring using two smaller jump rings. Dangle small beads from the middle loop on the Key for added interest. Create the necklace by linking the embossed Feathered Left Wings blanks, a variety of beads, capped beads, jump rings and a clasp onto chain. Attach each side of the necklace to the centerpiece.