Necklaces – Southwest Style & Key Question
by Chris Rehkop.
I was thinking of a way to use some cute cowboy boot clasps that I’d found a while ago, and finally put one to use on this Southwest Style necklace (1st photo).
I used aqua stripe jasper, ceramic dagger beads, silver spacer beads and Czech glass, and strung it on 0.5 mm natural leather. I’m torn whether I should sell this design, as I enjoy wearing it myself.
I purchased some old keys at a flea market recently, and decided to use some patina paints on my Key Question necklace (2nd photo).
I used a bronze craft wire to wire-wrap red creek jasper and gold beads, and added a pink/salmon colored tassel charm. I finished this design with a long antique gold chain and bail.