I think I would “rough” up the hardware a bit so it is not so shiny. I might even use recycled “throwaway” stuff in my workshop.

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DIY Hardware Lock Necklaces Tutorial from Taylor & Demolish here. Inspired by the Bond Hardware Collection which is totally sold out. Top Photo from left to right: $44 Window Lock Bond Hardware (sold out) here, $33 Double Clip Bond Hardware (sold out) here, $99 Chain Lock Bond Hardware (sold out) here, $55 Window Lock Bond Hardware (sold out) here. Bottom Photo: DIY by Taylor & Demolish. *Other jewelry tutorials inspired by Bond Hardware here and here and tons of hardware store jewelry tutorials can be found here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/hardware