3D Mermaid Pendant

Fold formed copper and cold connect pearls to make a whimsical design in a common mythological form.

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Create this fun pendant project that will boost your skills and yield stylish end results. Fold form a simple textured shape and accent it will opal stone and cold connected pearls for a design unlike any other. The end result is truly unique and will display your skills in an awesome way.

Required Materials:

Copper sheet
Fine silver bezel wire
Opal doublet cabochon
Sterling silver wire
Copper tubular rivets
Button pearls

Layout: Magic marker, scribe, blue painter’s tape

Equipment: Crafted Findings punch and riveting tool, flex shaft, 1.5mm diamond drill, 180-grit diamond lap Soldering: Torch, quench and pickle pot, white firebrick, striker, white flux; hard, medium, and easy solder; copper tongs

Hand: Swirl stamp, goldsmith hammer, steel bench block, C-shape stamp, 440-grit sandpaper, dental floss, jewelers saw and blades, jewelers files, center punch, punch and riveting fixture tool, chasing liner, cut-off wheel, green Scrubbie., 1⁄4" rod, small ball bur, 3M bristle discs, bezel setting tools

Patination and finishing: Liver of sulfur, Triangle Coatings Sophisticated Finishes Patina Green Antiquing Solution, small paintbrushes, green patina solution, acrylic spray sealer

Technique: Metalsmithing

Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist May/June 2012

SKU: EP6424

Author/Speaker/Editor: Tom & Kay Benham

Format: eProject