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M@ster
12-09-2013, 03:45 PM
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The party season is here and we all know that accessories can make or break an outfit. The statement necklace is THE 'it' accessory to invest in this season as it promises to glam up the simplest of outfits. This twisted chain necklace is not only versatile, but also a head-turner! You can team it with a pop-coloured dress or printed pants and a chiffon blouse. Check out this DIY by Ashni Shah and Ashini Shah of the accessory label, Aaddict.

M@ster
12-09-2013, 03:46 PM
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What you will need:


Golden & black chains: 5 lines in total (you can take more or less depending on your choice)

Length: varying from 20” to 24”

20” of white rhinestone line

A lobster hook

Jump rings of different sized

Long noose plier (helps to tighten rings)

Side cutter plier (helps to cut chains)



Give your old jewellery Pieces a makeover with this easy DIY.

M@ster
12-09-2013, 03:48 PM
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Take a big jump ring and put all the chains into it. There is no specific order of doing this, but alternating between gold and black will give the best look.

Close the jump ring and tighten it with the long noose plier. Do this only for one side.

You will now have a bunch of chains secured in a ring on one side and lose on the other side.

M@ster
12-09-2013, 03:49 PM
http://images.idiva.com/media/photogallery/2013/Dec/diy_necklace_step4.jpg
Start twisting the chain as shown in the picture. Do this till the end.

Do not worry if it does not look very uniform; the uneven look is exactly what we are trying to achieve.

For those who prefer an even look, you can twist the chains into a braid.

M@ster
12-09-2013, 03:49 PM
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Once you’re done twisting the length of the chains, quickly secure the other end with a jump ring. Do not forget to tighten it with the pliers.

It should look like this.

M@ster
12-09-2013, 03:50 PM
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Take the rhinestone line and attach a small jump ring as shown in the picture. Tighten it.

M@ster
12-09-2013, 03:51 PM
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Using the same jump ring, attach the rhinestone onto the twisted neckpiece. Wind the rhinestones around the braid till the end. Attach it with another jump ring.

M@ster
12-09-2013, 03:52 PM
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Take two big rings and attach it on both ends of the neckpiece. The last step is to put the lobster hook. Remember ladies, the hook is always on the right hand side. Using the plier slip the hook into the ring and tighten.

M@ster
12-09-2013, 03:53 PM
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Voila! In just a few simple steps, you have created a gorgeous statement neckpiece just waiting to be worn.