FROG CLOSURE NECKLACE

Are you tired of the same old necklace designs? Looking for something unique and eye-catching to add to your jewelry collection? Look no further than the Frog Closure Necklace! This trendy and stylish accessory is perfect for adding a pop of personality to any outfit. In this article, we will explore the beauty and versatility of the Frog Closure Necklace, making it a must-have item for any fashion-forward individual.

I went to FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising) in downtown L.A. the other day with my daughter Emma.  I had heard so much about the Scholarship Store. Retail companies donate everything in the store that goes towards student scholarships for the school.   I can’t believe I hadn’t been until now.  They had incredible deals on fabric.  Remnants were $1.00 and all other fabric was $2.00 a yard.  I happened upon this bin of frog closures.  I truly had never seen so many closures in one spot… ever.  I grabbed a bag that I thought was really interesting looking for $2.00

FROG CLOSURE NECKLACE

CLOSURE NECKLACE

These were just so nice.  I liked the everything about them.  The color, texture, and size were all perfect.  These were not your typical frog closures. They did not have a satiny sheen to them.

So, I was mulling over what I could do with these.  I layed them out and started messing with them.  Then it hit me.  I could make a necklace out of these.  This would be an Anthropologie inspired necklace.

Here’s the initial layout of the necklace.

This necklace was so simple and easy.  This was all I did. After laying the pieces out, I took a needle and thread and sewed the following areas from the back side of the closures.

Sew at marked areas

I made some adjustments as I went.  I wanted the necklace to be a little bit fuller in the front so I added one more frog closure to the bottom row.

To open the necklace just open the frog closure in the back.  There you have a great necklace that is very simple to create yet makes a bold statement.

Side view of finished necklace

I can’t wait to wear this in the summer with a cute dress.

When it comes to accessorizing your outfits, the frog closure necklace can add a unique and stylish touch to your look. Its intricate design and elegant closure make it a versatile piece that can elevate any ensemble effortlessly. Whether you’re dressing up for a special occasion or adding a chic accent to your everyday wear, the frog closure necklace is a must-have accessory. If you’ve tried this fashionable trend or have any thoughts to share, let us know in the comments below. Your style inspiration could spark creativity in others looking to enhance their wardrobe with this trendy accessory.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are frog closures used for?

Frog closures work wonderfully as ornaments or on the backs of blouses. By definition, frog closures are decorative fasteners with a braided or looped pattern. In the 17th and 18th centuries, frog closures were seen in military uniforms.

What is the origin of the frog closure?

From China, the frog eventually spread to other parts of the world. Once the decorative fastener was adopted by Western military uniforms, it started to show up on both genders’ civilian clothing, including pelisses, spencers, and overcoats.

What are frog closures made of?

Rattail cording, soutache, decorative braid, jute cording, narrow lace trims, purchased or handcrafted bias strips, and corded tubing are some of the traditional materials used to create a handmade frog closure. Try different ribbons and materials to see what produces novel and intriguing outcomes.

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