The Ancient Egyptians were masters of the layered collar necklaces. The spectacular designs were usually worn by the royals and high ranking individuals. The style is still popular today This tutorial for "The Prince's Necklace " is by Antoniraj over on Instructables.

It is not difficult to make - just lots and lots of wire wrapping beaded head pins!  The collar does not appear to sit flat on the collar bone as wire was used to to create the horizontal support. You could switch out to beading wire support if preferred.  Also instead of using beaded head pins, you could use beading wire and crimp beads for the verticals.

The designer could not find a scarab so a bright blue crystal was used instead.

Check out the links below for outstanding designers who rock this style!

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