The Duecarino Necklace

Duecarino – in Italian is two cute!

This is the second in the Fernando Dasilva Atelier for John Bead series.  Fernando has created many pieces of jewelry which are displayed in the John Bead showroom.  Some of these designs appear in our catalogues and may have been published.  For those of you who can’t visit in person, we now have a series on this blog giving you a closer look at the finished jewelry.  Fernando has written all the instructions and is sharing them with you. 


4 rosaline/silver foiled 13mm  heart pendant

28 inches of matte silver large/small heart link chain

28 inches of matte gold large/small heart link chain

6 round gold plated 7mm  jump rings

1 bronze hook/eye ribbon toggle clasp

2 inches of gold plated small cable chain


Side Cutter plier and Flat Nose plier


1. Cut matte gold chain in 2 equal parts. Fold in half together and attach 2 jump rings to the ends, close gently and then add a third jump ring onto it. Close carefully.

2. Cut matt silver chain in 2 equal parts, pass it through gold matt chain and attach the ends like on previous step. Both sides will be hooked to each other and this is the structure of your necklace.

3. Cut small cable chain in 2 equal parts. Attach one section to one of the sides of necklace and then attach to half of your clasp. Finish opposite end attaching piece of small chain left to other side of clasp.

4. Use one jump ring to add each of the rosaline pendants to front section of necklace. Place two rosaline hearts on the matte gold side and two other on the silver matte side.



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