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Duuun dun duuun dun dun dun dun dun dun dun … What’s that on the horizon? It’s getting closer… Why, it’s Shark Week! It’s no secret we’re all about sharks here at ModCloth, so what better way to celebrate these dashing creatures of the deep than an adventurous Shark Week DIY?
In this tutorial, we’re shrinking down Great White Sharks into marvelous miniatures you can wear as a necklace! Now, they may be small, but watch out — these fish are ready to cause a frenzy.
Check out the oh-so-easy way to wow during Shark Week below!
What You’ll Need:
There are a lot of tiny pieces involved, so it’s a good idea to stay organized.
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Using pliers, bend a split ring and loop through it the end of the lobster clasp. Then, add the lobster clasp to the end of chain, securing the split ring by squeezing it closed with the pliers.
Use the safety pin to make a small hole in the shark’s fin. Loop a split ring through the hole and squeeze the ring closed again. Repeat this step using as many shark figurines as you’d like!
With split rings attached to the sharks’ fins, they become the perfect little charms. Loop the rings through the links in the chain, and voilà!— a necklace that’s absolutely ‘fin-tastic’!
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Now you have a nifty new nautical necklace to add to your trove. With style this great, you’re gonna need a bigger jewelry box!
+What are some of your favorite shark-inspired DIYs?
I’d love to make this craft, but it seems like the most essential element–the tiny sharks–are the hardest to find. I doubt my local store has them, sadly. It’s too bad; I’ve always had a particular love for sharks!
I hear ya about your love for sharks – me too! Here’s another place you can score these tiny treasures!
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