I tried several options with flexible beading wire and beading thread but nothing worked quite like 22ga steel wire. I created each link in the chain trying my best to keep them even. I cut off and threw away lots of wire links because they were either too long, too short, not "rolled" just right, etc. Here is the final outcome...
|Sterling Silver crucifix and medallion|
|Steel wire hand wrapped loops|
|Swarovski cubes in emerald (the recipients birthstone)|
|Swarovski bicones in ruby satin (the recipients Mom's birthstone) surround a St. Michael medallion.|
Luckily my friend loved it and said we can fix it next week! I am so glad she asked me to do this and I hope to make more rosaries in the future.
Tell me what you think. Who gave you your first rosary? Does it have a story behind it?
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