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More Chain Lanyards

More Chain Lanyards

Since I started adding chain lanyards to my Etsy shop a couple years ago, I had no idea how popular they would become. I have since added several new styles and metal colors of chain lanyards and wanted to share some of them here. My most popular chain lanyards are silver and gold, but I also have gunmetal, matte gold, matte black, antique copper, and antique brass, in the below style…

In each listing for my chain lanyards above, in the item description, I have links to the same style chain lanyard in other metal color options.

I also have other styles of chain lanyards, including several styles of sterling silver chain lanyards, which have started becoming pretty popular, like the ones below…

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Check out my shop for these chain lanyards and other styles…

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‘Little House on the Prairie’ reunion: The cast remembers life in Walnut Grove

Just thought I would share a post about the Little House on the Prairie… Looks like the crew got together to reunite. Man I loved that show! Michael Landon was awesome and so was Melissa Gilbert. I remember watching Little House 3 times a day in the summers when I was younger. And I still watch reruns on Halmark sometimes. Loved the great family values that were taught on every show. Good times… 🙂

Gold Chain Lanyards

I have received several requests for some gold chain lanyards, and since I had several silver chain lanyards in my shop, and no gold chain lanyards, I figured it was time to add some to my Etsy shop.  So, here are a few of my latest gold chain lanyards that I have recently added to my shop.  There are 3 different gold chain lanyards shown below, all made of gold plated brass, including the extension chain… The first two pictures are of one that is made of large twisted gold chain links.  Pictures 3 and 4 show a chain lanyard made up of matte gold textured chain links, which I think it very pretty.  However, this chain is being discontinued by the supplier, and so I only have a limited number of them.  The last two pictures show another lanyard with another type of textured link gold chain links.  I will add more gold chain lanyards to my shop, as I find more good quality gold chain.  You can find all of these gold chain lanyards, and many more, in my Etsy shop at

10 Ways To Prolong the Life of Your Lanyards and Other Jewelry

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  1. When not wearing, keep separately in a pouch, bag, container, or even a ziplock bag. When stored together with other jewelry, beads and chain can become scratched.
  2. Clean beaded lanyards and jewelry with a toothbrush and warm water.
  3. On chain lanyards and jewelry, use polishing cloths to keep your chain looking clean and new.
  4. Be as careful as possible when wearing long lanyards, not to get them caught on something or pulled. An abrupt pull on a lanyard can cause it to loosen or even break.
  5. Even though Swarovski crystal pearls resist perspiration, UV rays, perfumes, and scratches, it is a good idea to occasionally clean pearls of any kind with a clean damp cloth.
  6. Never immerse beaded or chain jewelry in water. Use a camp cloth instead. A little mild dish soap can be used, if necessary.
  7. For metal beads, try to avoid moisture and chemicals like perfumes or hairspray.
  8. Lanyards and jewelry made with gemstones, crystal, or glass should never be dipped or used in an ultrasonic cleaner, as it will dull the polish of the stones/glass.
  9. Sterling silver that is not worn regularly will tarnish. Store your silver bead jewelry in an airtight container with an anti-tarnish strip.
  10. Do not use commercial dips on glass or crystal beads, as they will remove any coating that may be on the beads.

More Swarovski Pearl Lanyards

More Swarovski Pearl Lanyards.

More Swarovski Pearl Lanyards

I am still having a sale going on in my Etsy shop through the end of February – Buy 1 Swarovski pearl lanyard, get the 2nd one half off!! This is a great deal and a wonderful time to stock up on some beautiful Swarovski pearl lanyards, that you can wear not only to hold your work ID badges, but you can also wear them as pearl necklaces, or even double up to wear as a double-strand choker!! Check out the pictures below to see some of the lanyards I have for sale in my shop right now, and how they can also be worn as a choker…

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Don’t forget to use COUPON CODE “SWAROVSKI2” at checkout at my Etsy shop,

Until next time… thanks for reading!  🙂

Sports Team Lanyards

Sports Team Lanyards

My college football sports team lanyards have become a big hit over the years! I started out designing and creating Alabama and Auburn beaded lanyards, as those two teams were, and still are, the most popular where I live. I have sold several of these lanyards at local craft shows that I have participated in. Since these two college football teams are so popular here where I live in Alabama, I figured that I should just go ahead and make beaded lanyards for any and every college football team around the US. Initially, I would just make the beaded lanyards in team colors, and then find and purchase the fabric badge reels from other Etsy sellers. But I have since learned how to make my own badge reels and so I have been purchasing cotton fabric in any college football team I can find! Here are just a few that I have made over the past few months…