Make a Dramatic Feather Choker

Frame your neck with an eye-catching necklace made of goose feathers.
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Fashion-forward jewelry designer Cara Markowitz of New York, N.Y., shows how to mix resin with goose feathers for her eye-catching "Grand Feather Ball" choker.

Materials and Tools:

drill
casting resin
resin color and hardener
goose feathers
tube beads
guitar wire
end fasteners
glue

Steps:

1. Create balls using casting resin.

2. Drill holes in balls.

3. Cut feathers. Cluster feathers and insert into tube beads.

4. Cut guitar wire. Thread and glue guitar wire into all the balls.

5. Glue end fasteners in place.

6. Glue feather clusters into balls.

7. Shape necklace to neck.

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