Making Handmade Locket Necklace By Yourself
Locket necklace is necklace that has a locket pendant that can be filled with photograph. But, sometimes we do not think that the locket necklace around the shop and internet is interesting. Some necklace we can see around the internet is too ordinary. You need your creativity to create your own locket necklace as what your imagination tells you. a photo is not always have to be put inside the locket, but it can also be the base of locket itself. With the creativity, we can create a unique locket pendant just like vintage locket necklace from the grayscale photo.
What Do You Need to Make Your Own Locket Necklace?
Provide some materials you need to make locket necklace. Diamond glaze is needed to fill the glow of your pendant. To be filled by diamond glaze, get clear convex circle glass. You can choose the size of the circle glass as you want, as long as it covers the photo. The tool you need is razor blade. You need to be careful if you used it. The razor blade is used to cut the photo. Industrial strength adhesive works to glue the photo. And the last are the photo and the chain as the main material for the necklace.
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How to Make the Locket Necklace?
First of all, choose the best photo you want to be put into the locket necklace. Make sure that the photo fits to the size of circle glass that you have bought. For the vintage photo, create the chosen photo to grayscale. Print the photo in the paper that has thickness like the card. The paper has to be thick. Also, consider the position of the circle glass to the photo. This is just like cropping photo in the photo editor, but you do it with circle glass you have.
After considering the position of the photo for your locket necklace, use diamond glaze to fill the circle glass. Put the circle glass to photo so it covers the part of the photo you want. You need to hold the circle glass on the photo for half minute. Do not move your finger while holding the circle glass even for a little. It can cause the photo becomes smeared by the ink.
After holding the circle glass for half minute, you can wait that both of the photo and the circle glass are dry in 1-2 night. Cut the photo around the circle glass using razor blade. Glue the pendant with adhesive and put the photo to the pendant quickly. Letting the pendant glued for nothing for long time can make the glue no stickier like before. You can let it dry for 1 night. Your pendant is ready to gather with your chain as locket necklace!