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Feel like you're under the sea with a "pet" seahorse terrarium necklace!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1120 projects »
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  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a long length of green necklace cord.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Chain 120 using a crochet hook.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Remove the cork from the vial.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Screw one eye hook into the top of the cork.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Attach the seahorse charm to the other eye hook and then screw into the bottom of the cork.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Squeeze a few drops of superglue into the bottom of the vial.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fill with sand and leave to dry. Make sure not to put too much in or your seahorse wont look like it's floating.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add some air plants or seaweed to the bottom of the vial.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Collect a few small shells and add to your vial.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    When you're happy with your vial, place a small funnel in the top.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 11
    Step 11

    Fill with water. I added a drop of green food colouring to mine to give it an extra lagoony look. Don't worry if some of the sand or plants float to the top, they'll eventually sink.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 12
    Step 12

    Stick some super glue around the edges of the cork and place inside the vial, securing in place.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 13
    Step 13

    Gather your crocheted chain, another length of cord and a yarn needle.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 14
    Step 14

    Place the vial in the middle of the cord and knot in place. Slip the two ends of the cord through the crochet chain.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 15
    Step 15

    Loop each side of the cord up either side of the chain, adding any nautical style beads, shells and sequins you like as you go.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 16
    Step 16

    Knot the braid at the top.

  • How to make a vial. Seahorse Terrarium Necklace - Step 17
    Step 17

    You're all done!

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