Jewellery making

How to make pendants in the technique of “filigree”

It is no secret that the hardware, despite its abundance and diversity is sometimes us a lot of trouble at the end of the product image. All these questions – “what to hang?”, “How to attach?”, Etc. there are many. In this case, I offer to solve the problem on their own. These pendants in the technique of “filigree” needed suitable Bailey – transition elements to the cords, chains. I show two options. The principle they have one – a skeleton of wire, the decor of the same elements as in the pendant.
pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree
Option 1.
pendants in the technique of filigree
Make a flat frame made of 0.8 mm wire, bending it suitably with the help of pliers. Can be further slightly detailed hammer (on a flat surface to avoid dents).
pendants in the technique of filigree
Obleplivaem plates on both sides to form a triangle, leaving the free loops. Adjust the workpiece, trying to give it a more even shape possible.
pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree
We send in the oven for a few minutes (phased firing). And then we decorate our procurement details in filigree – is imposed on the lateral surface of the perimeter of the two twisted cords flat – top and bottom (do not forget the details), carefully ends and leaving loops free, again bake for 2-3 minutes.
pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree
Turned gap therebetween on the wire thickness. We will close its thin round laces (on segments of the tabs to the tabs), it can be slight. Bake for 2-3 minutes.
pendants in the technique of filigree
Well, it remains only to decorate the front surface elements Circuits (I just taped small balls) and the final 30 minutes of roasting.
pendants in the technique of filigree
Bale ready, it remains to connect it with a pendant and chain.
pendants in the technique of filigree
Making wire frame of 0.8 mm in a spiral with a central projecting eyelet. Conveniently eyelet do Round, and spring-loaded needle to wind on a suitable diameter. The ends of the wire is cut off at the bottom of the hinge side.
pendants in the technique of filigree
Roll out the thin plastic.
pendants in the technique of filigree
Cut the strip width equal to the length of wire springs or wider than half a millimeter (so as not peeking wire).
pendants in the technique of filigree
Cut the straight edge to the end.
pendants in the technique of filigree
Preform paste from the loop to the loop strip of plastics.
pendants in the technique of filigree
Cut off the excess, butted edge, carefully obscuring the seam. It is convenient to keep the item on the toothpick.
pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree
Bake a few minutes. Preparation for Bale ready.
Now we have to decorate her parts, suitable for pendant style (as in the previous version, I will not go into details). The final baking, 30 minutes hung a pendant, worn on the cord.
pendants in the technique of filigree
And of course, Bailey does not necessarily make filigree, they may look very differently, depending on the techniques that you use on the product.
pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree pendants in the technique of filigree
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