Make a one-of-a-kind brooch choker in 5 minutes with 4 materials

Looking for a quick and inexpensive way to punch up your personal style? Put your own spin on the choker trend and make a customized necklace using velvet ribbon and a brooch. This charming choker is a statement-making piece of jewelry without the hefty designer price tag. Plus, it comes together in seconds and is easy to assemble, even if you have no jewelry-making experience.
The choker in this project combines a daisy brooch with a yellow ribbon for a cheerful, summery look. You could also usher in autumn with a gold leaf brooch paired with a deep red ribbon. Consider switching things up and using your favorite animal, your initial or a holiday-themed brooch. There are endless ways to personalize this necklace and make it your own.
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Materials
- Daisy brooch
- Yellow velvet ribbon, 3/8 inches wide
- Choker clamp with lobster clasp and extension chain
- Needle-nose pliers
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Instructions
1. Wrap the ribbon around your neck to see what length you should cut it to be. If you're using a necklace clasp with an extension chain, you can cut the ribbon slightly shorter than needed.
2. Once you've cut the ribbon, place one end of the choker clamp over one end of the ribbon. Use needle-nose pliers to press down on the clamp and fasten it in place. Repeat for the other end of the ribbon.
3. Center the brooch on the front of the choker and pin it to the ribbon.
4. Put on your new choker and enjoy!
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