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Manic Street Preachers inspired You Love Us mirror necklace!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1142 projects »
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  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies. You'll need a pendant hoop and wooden circle, that are the same size, a slightly smaller mirror tile and enough crystal beads to fit around the circumference of your pendant.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Start by applying some glue to the back of the mirror tile.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Place the mirror in the middle of the wooden circle and press firmly, leaving to dry for a few minutes.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now glue the pendant hoop around the outside of the mirror tile and leave to dry.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut a short length of jewellery wire, long enough to fit around the circumference of your pendant twice.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Twist one end of the wire securely around the top of the pendant hoop.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Begin threading the wire with the crystal beads.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add enough beads so that, when pulled tight, they fit perfectly around the pendant.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Tightly twist the two ends of wire together at the top.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    Using the remaining tail of wire, wrap each bead tightly in place by weaving the wire up and down through the middle of the crystals.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 11
    Step 11

    Tightly twist again around the other tail, when you reach the top of the pendant.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 12
    Step 12

    Turn the pendant over.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 13
    Step 13

    For extra security, wrap the wire around the back of the pendant, wrapping from one crystal across the back to the opposite crystal. Repeat until you've used up all of the wire, then tie off and trim.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 14
    Step 14

    Pick out a sharpie in your favourite colour of lipstick.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 15
    Step 15

    Write your favourite Manic Street Preachers quote on the mirror and leave to dry.

  • How to make a pendant necklace. You Love Us Necklace - Step 16
    Step 16

    Place on a necklace chain and it's ready to wear to your next Manics gig!

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