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How to create a double chain drop necklace


Learn how to make a double chain drop necklace with JewelleryMaker.

Follow these step-by-step instructions to create this stylish Double Chain Drop Necklace, using a beautiful gemstone to complete the look. You will see this style of Necklace in a majority of the fashion pages you flick through and this design is so simple to duplicate. Why not use two different gemstones or change the chain to your preferred metal to make the style unique to you. Continue to share your designs with us via social media. You can follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook and post and tag us in your photos. We look forward to seeing your version.


Step One

Cut the ball off the end of a featherweight headpin and feed on the smaller drop shape bead so it sits centrally. Bend both wires upward and pinch together with flat nose pliers above the gemstone.

Step Two

Using round nose pliers pinch above the gemstone and make a loop, feed on a jumpring then continue to wrap the loop securing it in place, trim off any excess and tuck in the sharp edges.

Step Three

Repeat steps 1 & 2 with the larger drop shape and another featherweight headpin.

Step Four

Attach the smaller drop to the centre link of the 54cm length of chain and add the larger drop to the centre link of the 70cm length of chain.

Step Five

Using a jumpring connect one end of the 54cm chain to one end of the 70cm chain. Then repeat this on the other side using another jumpring.

Step Six

Attach a toggle clasp to the jumprings to complete the necklace.

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