Cab Wrap Nautilus Necklace

This is a beautiful pendant project from Shelly at Bello Modo.

Bello Modo

Continuing with our celebration of Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19th) is this great, chunky Art Stone cab wrapped necklace featuring a Puss n’ Boots cab and czech glass nautilus beads.

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I have done a couple of tutorials now with filigree wrapped pendants… you can see the YouTube tutorial here. In designing jewelry there seems to be so many pieces, like this cabochon, that using a large filigree, to wrap it and create a pendant, just seems like the best fit. This is definitely one of those pieces.

You could certainly add a glue on bail instead, and quite easily to support this as a pendant, but I really like the look of the Vintaj filigree for this one. I also love the way the Vintaj brass looks with this antique-looking Art Stone cab. Also, mixing metals by using gold jump-rings really brings out the gold details in…

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