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How do you pack necklaces without them tangling and knotting?
I always have a problem packing necklaces without them tangling. I have a jewelry roll, but with just a few pockets, I still have to put several necklaces together in a pocket, and then they get knotted.
Any ideas on how to pack them and avoid the tangling/knotting?
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A jeweler uses a necklace roll to keep them seperated. It is a piece of fabric with snap loops that hold the necklaces at one end and the rolling keeps them from tangling.
Could you make something up? Something like this-
-Get a felt square, some snaps, short ribbon lengths and thread.
-For five necklaces
-Sew five female sided snaps (with ribbons underneath) evenly spaced unto felt.
-Sew five female snap/ribbon combos to bottom side of felt
-Sew male snaps to ribbons.
Hook top of necklace into top ribbon and bottom of necklace to bottom ribbon.
It would look something like this, the dots are where the snaps would be placed.
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Velcro might work, but I like snaps.
Doesn't have to be felt, any fabric would do.
Last edited by yogi2929; September 29th, 2009 at 03:22 PM.
I have a jewelry holder that I bought at Bed, Bath & Beyond. It has several pockets that zip shut so each piece of jewelry can go in its own pocket. It also has a hanger if you want to hang it in the closet, or you can fold it up.
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Mine did ok in snack size ziplock bags. I have a small zipper bag that I keep ear rings in. At home I have a plastic set of 4 drawers sectioned for screws but works great for jewlery. Have taken just one of the little drawers (about 8 inches by5 inches by 2 inches) in suitcase for jewlery.
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The straws work great, but I use the snack size ziplocs because most of my small chains are sterling silver and the bag keeps them from getting as much air. The more air they get, the more polishing they need.
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I lay my chunkier necklaces out on a bandana and then roll it up and fold it.
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Last edited by KandCsailing; September 30th, 2009 at 11:16 AM.