Velvet ribbon is a great choice for chokers. It can easily be decorated with a sweet charm at the center and ribbon ends make it easy to add a clasp and extender chain.
Chokers make a dramatic statement in any style choice. These chokers are easily made with velvet ribbon and a charm of your choice. We used a charm with a rivoli setting for a sparkling take. Choose a Rivoli in a color you love or pick out a completely different charm for a personalized look. See how to make this choker and discover more ideas for other cute chokers in this Artbeads Cafe episode.
Cut a length of black 3/8-inch velvet ribbon approximately 11 inches long. Punch a hole in the bottom center of the ribbon using the Metal Complex 1.25mm round hole punch pliers.
Place the Swarovski SS39 Rivoli in Light Siam into the JBB antique silver-plated brass flower stone setting charm and fold the prongs down toward the edges of the stone to keep it in place. You can also use glue if you need to. Attach the charm to the hole in the ribbon using a sterling silver 6.10mm open jump ring.
Attach a 10mm silver-plated baskwet weave ribbon end crimp to each end of the ribbon and crimp in place by using chain nose pliers to squeeze the end shut down around each end of ribbon.
Attach ten links of 5x4.5mm silver-plated flat cable chain to one end of the necklace using a jump ring. Attach the 925/10 silver-filled 7x13mm lobster clasp to the other end of the necklace using another jump ring.
List of components Black 3/8" Velvet Ribbon By the Foot (VELVET-03, qty 1) 10mm Silver-Plated Basket Weave Ribbon End Crimp (2 piece Pack) (FIND-2329, qty 1) 925/10 Silver-Filled 7x13mm Lobster Clasp with Open Jump Ring (CLASP-0335, qty 1) 5x4.5mm Silver-Plated Flat Cable Chain By the Foot (BTF-0601, qty 1) Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.040 x .240 inches (1.00 x 6.10mm) (SS-OJR40-E, qty 3) JBB Antique Silver-Plated Brass Flower Stone Setting Charm (CHARM-4015, qty 1) Swarovski 1122 SS39 Rivoli Light Siam (1122-LSM39SS, qty 1)
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