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Technique: How to Fix a Broken Necklace

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Jewelry chains can easily be fixed with a pair of pliers and a keen eye sight. With this simple step-by-step guide, the old jewelry that is very special to you can be restored.

  • Author: Salonee
  • Time estimate: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

Do you have an old chain bracelet or necklace that broke, but you still want to keep? Old accessories can always be restored to its original functionality. This guide will provide you with a step-by-step process for fixing broken chains.

Step 1 How to Fix a Broken Necklace  ¶ 

Lay your chain necklace flat on the table from one end to another.

Step 1 How to Fix a Broken Necklace  ¶ 

  • Lay your chain necklace flat on the table from one end to another.

  • This way the chain will not get tangled up.

Step 2  ¶ 

Grab one end of your chain necklace and place the pliers on the right of the small opening on the chain.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Grab one end of your chain necklace and place the pliers on the right of the small opening on the chain.

  • Be very careful that you do not hurt yourself with the pliers or the end of the metal chain.

  • Keep your hand a few centimeters lower than the opening of the chain.

Step 3  ¶ 

Using your pliers, pull down slightly as to make the gap in the chain larger.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Using your pliers, pull down slightly as to make the gap in the chain larger.

  • This opens up the chain allowing you to work with it easily.

Step 4  ¶ 

Do the same thing with the chain on the opposite side. Do the same thing with the chain on the opposite side.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Do the same thing with the chain on the opposite side.

Step 5  ¶ 

Grab both ends of the chain and hook them together. Grab both ends of the chain and hook them together.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Grab both ends of the chain and hook them together.

Step 6  ¶ 

Once they're hooked together, grab the pliers and place them on the right side of one of the chains. Using the pliers, push the chain back to its original position.

Step 6  ¶ 

  • Once they're hooked together, grab the pliers and place them on the right side of one of the chains.

  • Using the pliers, push the chain back to its original position.

Step 7  ¶ 

Do the same thing on the other chain to close it all together.

Step 7  ¶ 

  • Do the same thing on the other chain to close it all together.

Step 8  ¶ 

The jewelry piece should now be good as new.

Step 8  ¶ 

  • The jewelry piece should now be good as new.