Spike Tassel Pendant

Rock out with a long necklace featuring spikes and pearl chain!

  • Author: Project DIY
  • Time required: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: Difficult

Learn how to create a unique pendant by gluing two spikes together and creating a tassel from pendant chain.

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Step 1 Step 1 - Gather your materials  ¶ 

  • We are going to start with gluing the spikes together and creating the top of the pendant.

  • Put the glue dot on the back of one of the spikes.

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Step 2 Step 2 - Connect the Spikes  ¶ 

  • Squeeze the bases of the spikes together with the holes lining up.

  • The spikes should now be glued together.

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Step 3 Step 3 - Measure the chain  ¶ 

  • Wrap chain around your neck with the ends facing forward to test the length of the necklace keep in mind that the pendant will add 3.5".

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Step 4 Step 4 - Prepare the wire  ¶ 

  • Gently form a "U" shape with the wire.

  • String both ends of the chain onto the wire. Make sure the chain is not twisted before you string the wire.

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Step 5 Step 5 - String wire through spikes  ¶ 

  • Insert one end of the wire into one of the four holes of the spikes.

  • Insert the other end of the wire into the hole diagonally across from it.

  • Pull the spikes through so that they are almost touching the chain. Set aside for now.

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Step 6 Step 6 - Prepare the pearl rosary strands  ¶ 

  • Take your pearl rosary and count off 7 pearls.

  • Use the flat plier to gently open the loop after the seventh pearl to create a strand of 7 pearls. Close the loop.

    • Repeat this process with the rest of the chain. You should have 7 strands.

    • TIP: You can use your round nose pliers to neatly close the ends of each strand. Simply insert the pier into the loop and gently twist it closed.

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Step 7 Step 7 - Create and attach the pearl tassel  ¶ 

  • Add the 7 strands onto the jump ring and close the ring.

  • Grab your tassel pendant that you created, thread both ends of the wire through the jump ring.

  • Twist the wire around to hold your tassel pendant in place just beneath the spikes.

  • Take both ends of your wire and wrap the remainder around itself between the jump ring and spike. It's okay if it's messy! This is Punk!

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Step 8  ¶ 

  • Step 8 - Wear it!

  • Your long necklace is finished! Share your creation on instagram and Facebook! #mjprojectdiy

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Made this in a flash! There was a lot of extra chain (I'm 5'2''.) .so I shortened it. Plenty of compliments of compliments today.

helaine, · Reply

Take the extra time to keep the chain straight. Measure it carefully;, After assembly, it's not easy to take the necklace apart to change the length.

helaine, · Reply

This was tricky. I made a couple of slight modifications. And now I'm not sure I love how mine turned out. Hmm...

jennyexiled, · Reply

I wasn't too sure about this one, but ended up loving it. I was able to shorten the chain--kept it for another project.

The glue dot doesn't have the strongest hold--someone with a larger head than mine went to put it on and knocked the 2 spikes askew. Easy enough to put back in place, but it has happened again once or twice. Not a big deal, but annoying.

I Love Mail, · Reply

Love this necklace! I kept it really long so it could be more easily layered with other long necklaces...but I loved making the tassel!

Katie , · Reply

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