Chrysoprase Pendant

Create your own version of this pendant with Asian flair and a beautiful green focal stone.
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Description
Go global with this beautiful pendant design. Make your own pendant that perfectly accents a striking green chrysoprase stone by mixing textures and metal types. Advance your soldering, stone setting, and metalsmithing skills with this textural pendant design that gives you complete creative license to redesign to fit personal taste.
Details

Required Material:
    • Chrysoprase cabochon
    • 10 gauge square sterling wire
    • 22 gauge textured sterling sheet
    • 7mm white pearl
    • 22 gauge stainless wire 
    • 14K gold bezel, 2mm wide
    • 14K plumb gold solder
    • Hard, medium, and easy silver solder
    • 2-part epoxy
    Hand:
    • Jeweler’s saw and saw blades, square needle file, end nips or heavy-duty wire snips, hand files, center punch, rawhide mallet, curved burnisher
    FINISHING AND SETTING:
    • Appropriate size drill bit for the half drilled pearl, flex shaft or Dremel, 3M radial bristle discs on a mandrel, 9 micron micro finishing film, clothes pin
    SOLDERING:
    • Compete soldering set up

Technique: Metalsmithing
Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, Sept/Oct 2012

SKU: EP6429

Author/Speaker/Editor: Lexi Erickson

Format: eProject

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