In design, every problem has a solution, if you know what to look for and what to do to solve a design challenge.
PROBLEM & SOLUTION:
Remember this hand-made necklace I called: Yippee, Skippy, Spiffy, Hippy from yesterday’s Facebook post?
As I modeled it, I noticed that the ceramic pedant often twisted to its back side. I don’t know if that would bother you BUT IT DID BOTHER ME, especially since it was not intended to be reversible.
I would like to share the solution to this problem. If you ever have a necklace that does this, examine two points carefully to identify a particular problem. I am always happy to make the needed adjustments for you if this is a concern with any necklace you wear.
As in this photo of the necklace: Examine to see if the dangle pendant has a correct balance. Is it supported by a strong or a wide enough jump ring (metal loop as in figure 1.)
It may need a double loop attached for weight distribution of a heavier pendant.
The length of the necklace and where it “hits” you against your neck, or chest may also be a factor. In that case an extender chain can always be added if a short necklace is a cause for twisting.
Consider too, (as in figure 2.) the connecting point. It may be in need of being wider or doubled to prevent the “pendulum” movement from front to back. For me, this is a simple adjustment, I am always happy to make a necklace more appealing for a purchaser.
This is a common problem but, it doesn’t have to be a problem for long. It is one reason why I like to try on and test a creation myself to avoid any aesthetic concerns in the first place.
Don’t give up on any problems you have with jewelry choices or comfortable wear, there is hopefully a solution to every problem. Does this help you as a “good to know” or helpful tip? Please let me know.