One of the biggest problems professionals can run into with wardrobe accessories is with noisy necklaces! They can be extremely noisy and even hit the microphone! We need to silence these types of problems before we roll. So they do not affect the recording.
A product that is 100% on every production I have worked on is Joe’s Sticky Stuff, or Butle (pronounced “Bee-U-till” with emphasis on the “U”). It comes on a big roll or in a cool metal tin. One big roll will last probably half your career, because when you use Sticky Joe’s (yes I now, many names – same product!) it is always little balls or even sizes the grain of rice.
For example, when you need to silence noisy necklaces, you only need pieces the size of a grain of rice. Then, stick them on the back side of the jewelry on the noisy sections, attaching them to other close-by pieces. The trick is to ensure the necklace lays down naturally, but also stops making noisy necklaces chatter.
Eric Leek of Hide-a-Mic has another great product that can help you out with noisy jewelry. Silicone Pads are a pack of double sided sticky silicone. It is not permanent, yet is incredible tacky.
This product can sometimes be a great alternative to Sticky Joe’s because it is crystal clear and very thin. Because of these qualities, they are incredibly easy to hide. Check out our Vault Talk where he goes over the Silicone Pads specifically here (around the