Press the bail closed to secure the pendant. To attach it to a necklace, run a string or chain through the top of the bail, or add a jump ring to the top of the bail; then attach the jump ring to the necklace. This style of bail is available in a vast array of sizes, styles and finishes, as are bails in general.
How do I keep my necklace pendant from moving?
A common issue with pendant necklaces is when the chain moves and the clasp suddenly sits in the front. This is because the clasp is likely heavier than the chain itself. To prevent this from happening, look for a necklace that has a counterweight on the clasp, or add one yourself.
How do you keep a necklace pendant in place?
Sadly, the only way to keep this from happening is to either Duct Tape it to your Neck, or Buy a Long Enough Chain where’s there No Clasp, and can Slide it over your Head (you will usually need a 24-30″ Chain to do this).
How do you secure a pendant to a chain?
- Insert one notch of the pinch bail into the hole of the bead or pendant at one side.
- Insert the other notch from the other side.
- Squash the pinch bail tightly with flat nose pliers.
- Now you can pass a chain, a ribbon, a cord or any type of necklace through the pinch bail to finish a pendant necklace.
How do I keep my necklace from twisting?
The secret to how to keep a chain from tangling is a simple drinking straw. Just open the necklace and thread the chain through the straw. Close the clasp at the top, and put the straw in a toiletry kit. The straw will keep the chain from moving too much and creating knots.
How do you keep metal chain from twisting?
Find a secure beam or post, and attach the eyebolt to it. Hold the bolt with pliers and twist it into the post, driving it in as far as possible to prevent the chain from tangling around it. Clip a swivel hook to each end of your chain, securing one end to your eyebolt and the other to your dog’s collar.
What is a gathering knot?
A Gathering Knot is a finishing knot that gathers cords together and is often used at the bottom of macramé plant hangers. It is also sometimes referred to as a Wrapping Knot.