Vest Chain and Earring Set with Antiqued Brass-Finished "Pewter" Embellishments, Swarovski Crystal and Metal Chain

Vest Chain

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • One 1-inch and one 8.5-inch length of antiqued gold-plated brass 6mm filigree round chain
  • One 2.5-inch and one 10-inch length of gunmetal-finished aluminum 6x4mm curb chain
STEP 2
Using the EUROTOOL® hole punch, punch one 1.25mm hole 1/8 inch from the edge on the left side of the 48x28mm lion knocker embellishment parallel with the bar on the knocker (1 inch from the top of the oval). Repeat to punch a 1.25mm hole 1/8 inch from the edge on the right side of the lionknocker embellishment 1/8 inch down from the bar on the knocker (1-1/8 inch from the top of the oval).
STEP 3
Place the head of a brass 7x4mm brad into the screw mount on the back of the 48x28mm lion knocker embellishment. Fill the screw mount hole with Vigor® Super Glue to secure the brad in place.
STEP 4
Place an antiqued gold-plated 6x2mm round bead cap on a steel block. Use the flat side of a ball peen hammer and flatten the bead cap.
STEP 5
Open the pin on a pin back. Place the center hole on the pin back and the flattened bead cap over the brass brad and use a ball peen hammer and a steel block to finish the rivet.
STEP 6
Place a small amount of adhesive in between the top of the pin back and the top of the 48x28mm lion knocker embellishment to keep the pin back from rotating on the brad.
STEP 7
Using a pair of bent-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the punched hole the right side of the 48x28mm lion knocker embellishment. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach an 8mm jumpring to the loop on the bar portion of a toggle clasp.

Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the first link on one 8.5-inch length of antiqued gold-plated brass 6mm filigree round chain and one 10-inch length of gunmetal-finished aluminum 6x4mm curb chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach a 6mm jumpring to the last link on the 8.5-inch length of antiqued gold-plated brass 6mm filigree round chain and the 10-inch length of gunmetal-finished aluminum 6x4mm curb chain and the 8mm jumpring attached to the bar of the toggle clasp.
STEP 8
Open an 8mm jumpring. Pass it through the punched hole the left side of the 48x28mm lion knocker embellishment and the first link on the 2.5-inch of gunmetal-finished aluminum 6x4mm curb chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach Swarovski jet 23x18mm pure leaf pendant to the last link on the 2.5-inch length of chain.

Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the 8mm jumpring attached to the left side of the 48x28mm lion knocker embellishment and the first link on the 1-inch length of antiqued gold-plated brass 6mm filigree round chain. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach an antiqued gold-plated coral branch focal to the last link on the 1-inch length of chain using a 6mm jumpring.

Earrings

STEP 1
Place a small amount of E-6000® Jewelry and Craft Adhesive on the back of one antiqued brass-finished 24x20mm lion knocker embellishment and the flat pad on an earstud. Press the flat pad onto the back of the embellishment. Let the adhesive set for 24-72 hours for maximum strength. Make sure to use proper ventilation when using this product.

Repeat to create the second earstud.
STEP 2
Place a rubber safety nut on the post of the earstud.

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