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Mother’s Day Ribbon Necklaces with Ceramic Pendants

May 1, 2012

Using upcycled ceramic tiles create a gorgeous Mother’s Day ribbon necklace with handmade pendant. Choose your favorite stamps to design your own stamped charms. I had some leftover ceramic tiles from home improvement project. These little tiles are perfect to recycle into beautiful and unique pendants!

Materials

  • Ribbon-to-Bead #71972-633 and #71962-621
  • Sealant/Varnish
  • Hero Arts Stamps #LP173
  • Black Ink Pad
  • 24 gauge wire
  • Felt
  • Aleene’s Jewelry Glue
  • Hot Glue/Tacky Glue
  • Sand paper

Instructions:

1. Recycle small tiles from a home improvement project or purchase small tiles at your local home improvement store. These tiles are for a backsplash and cost $4.99 for the kit.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

2. Choose your favorite stamps. They should be the same size or smaller than the ceramic tiles.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

3. Remove tiles from netting, use sandpaper to remove any netting that might be along the sides. Seal the tiles with varnish or sealant.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

4. Place stamps onto tile. Let dry. Add sealant and let dry, again.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

5. Cut felt the same size as the tile to be placed onto the back for a nice finished look.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

6. Use hot glue or tacky glue to add the felt to the back of the tile.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

7. Cut 24 gauge wire long enough to fit around the tile and twist to create a loop at the top of the pendant.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

8. Add wire to each ceramic pendant. Next, using Aleene’s Jewelry and Metal Glue place a small bead of glue along the sides of the wire and under the wire loop. Let dry for several hours.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

9. Use the Ribbon-to-Bead to hang the pendants. Ribbon-to-Bead has a wire needle attached making it easy to add to beads and pendants.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

10. Hang the pendant with a bow on the side.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

11. Or hang the pendant with two strands of Ribbon-to-Bead.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant

 

12. Mom is sure to love her upcycled handmade ceramic Mother’s Day pendants.

Mother's Day Ribbon Necklace with Pendant by Sarah Forhan

 

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