Need Ideas for Using Necklace Memory Wire – but for Things Other Than Making Chokers

by Daisy.

for Things Other Than Making Chokers  - Discussion on Jewelry Making Journal

Do you have any ideas for different uses for necklace memory wire – rather than making chokers?

I have some necklace memory wire, but am stuck for new ideas.

Thank you for your ideas and help!


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  • Kay says:

    I have done peyote beading on the chokers but am also interested in something new to do with them. If you find an answer PLEASE let me know.

  • Hi Daisy, I’ve used memory wire for various earring designs.

  • daisy says:

    Thank you Rena for your wonderful site and great inspiration. Did you just chop pieces off the necklace memory wire?

  • daisy says:

    Will do Kay
    A long time ago I saw something about cutting a coil up and making ‘swags’ for a necklace but can’t find anything on the internet or remember how they put them together!
    I am just hoping some of the great designers on here may have some ideas!

  • Daisy, I’ve created earrings similar to the ones in my Face Framing Earrings tutorial here (of course without hammering the memory wire):

  • daisy says:

    Thank you so much Rena and with not hammering the memory wire I could maybe add some beads

  • Exactly, Daisy! 🙂

  • Moogie says:

    I recently made a suncatcher using necklace memory wire. It came out fairly heavy & stretched out. Next time, I’d use lighter materials or a shorter piece. It’s still pretty though!

  • daisy says:

    That’s a good idea Moogie, thanks.

  • Nancy Vaughan says:

    Hi, Daisy, I’ve used left over sections of necklace memory wire to string heavy crystal points on so the beads can be fanned out instead of bunched up. Just make a loop on one end, string the beads, make another loop on the other end and attach a chain or cord.

  • daisy says:

    Nancy, that’s a brilliant idea!! Thank you so much for sharing

  • Dorothy says:

    Always looking for tips and something new to try

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