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Make Christmas Ornaments From Old Necklaces

Learn how to turn old costume jewelry into holiday decorations.

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Make sure the necklaces you are taking apart are not valuable. There is a way to test for real pearls — check online. Cut the string of the costume jewelry and pour the beads into a platter with raised sides. You don't want to use a bowl — it is hard to maneuver a pin in it.

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