Twinkling Necklace #WearableWednesday

AngelonEmpire made this absolutely stunning necklace with Sparkfun’s LilyPad and shared the design and build process on Instructables:

There are several challenges I will need to tackle in the design for this necklace. I have to make sure I can connect all the parts without short circuiting anything. I have to make sure I can sew the parts together so the necklace will need to include fabric or some material that I can pierce a needle through. I can’t just drape the thread or it could short circuit the lights. I need to create a way to make the necklace comfortable to wear (without those metal components scratching my neck) and develop a way to change the battery when needed. And, I want the design to be stylish while also accomplishing all those other tasks.

But I love a good design challenge, so let’s get started!

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