A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 301,498
Currently Running With Scissors:
535 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Spoon Pendants  (Read 3710 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: November 20, 2008 10:17:36 AM »

So I got a spoon ring at our local flea market and have absolutely been in love with it. My husband has had to hunt down several more for people who have seen mine and wanted their own. So he decided he would try to make his own from this bag of awesome old silverware that we scored at (again) a flea market. Well, he didn't have any of the tools you're supposed to have to make rings, but instead he made these lovely pendants. They're not super fancy, but I love how they just stand on their own, ya know?!

(Please excuse the numbers... I was doing something and forgot to remove them b/f posting.... Undecided)

(And here is my favourite. It has acorns on it  Grin)

Comments and critiques welcome!

I do personal swaps! Just PM me!

I've recently gotten into blythes; check out my blog about mine here:
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2008 10:26:07 AM »

They're very cool.  You could make super kitsch ones with souvenir spoons!
Offline Offline

Posts: 5731
Joined: 12-Feb-2008

I am Gandalf, and Gandalf means me!

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2008 10:30:05 AM »

Ohhhh!  I love that idea.  Ive got so many spoons that were my Grandmas.  Id love to make pendants from one of them.  Id hate to mess up on it and ruin such a sentimental item though, as they were ones she collected. 

One does not simply walk into Mordor. Its black gates are guarded by more than just orcs. There is evil there that does not sleep. The great eye is ever watchful. It is a barren wasteland, riddled with fire, ash, and dust. The very air you breathe is a poisonous fume.......
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2008 10:55:33 AM »

Ooh, I like the idea of souvenir spoons! *Is making another trip for more silverware soon* I saw the awesome resin jewelry people have been making with the spoon bowls, and I went and bonked the DH for not keeping them. That's what I'd like to try next.

We didn't have any "messed up pieces" but that's not to say it couldn't happen. And then that would be really bad. But you could always practice on junky silverware, and then use your grandmother's spoons. That would be a great way to use them.

I do personal swaps! Just PM me!

I've recently gotten into blythes; check out my blog about mine here:
The world is a circle...
Offline Offline

Posts: 2372
Joined: 07-Mar-2008

MrMiagi '01 - aka rascal - We miss you MissDaisy

View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2008 11:24:20 AM »

Some of those look like they could be sterling silver. Probably not.
I can't believe he threw away the spoon bowls...  Huh  Roll Eyes  Shocked  Tongue  Angry
« Last Edit: November 20, 2008 05:37:55 PM by sactownsue » THIS ROCKS   Logged

MAKE: something of yourself
Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most.
"Everything is deeply intertwingled." - Ted Nelson, ca 1974
wists-fulness - http://wists.com/SacTownSue/

Rarely online these days. Will respond to PM when I notice them. AT&T SNAFU!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1461
Joined: 05-Mar-2007

Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2008 01:20:26 PM »

Oh what a clever idea! I have this one spoon I've had and saved since my childhood because I love the design on the handle maybe I'll have to try this Smiley

Okay so once again I am completely redoing my pictures. Got tired of photobucket, the only reason I used it was for here so I decided I will just use Craftster's photo uploader. So while I am switching over my photo links will be broken. Message me if there is a post you would like the pics for.
Tutorial Contributor

Proverbs 31:13 "She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands."
Offline Offline

Posts: 10463
Joined: 09-Aug-2006

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2008 01:21:13 PM »

Love them! they look awesome!
Lady Llanalla
Offline Offline

Posts: 925
Joined: 03-Nov-2006

Half Birthday Cake Face Girl

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2008 04:03:04 PM »

I absolutely love these, especially the one you are wearing at the bottom. I think I have some silverware in that pattern. I love silverware... how come I can only find a reason to use it at Thanksgiving and Christmas?

I swap, so in crafting terms I guess that means I put out... You?
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2008 06:22:12 AM »

Thanks everybody for all the nice comments! And yes.. he threw the bowls away.  Cry Oh well.

I don't think any of these are sterling, he usually scoops those up and sells them just as spoons/silverware. I think they are plated, though.

Lady Llanalla - the one I'm wearing has the cutest acorns on the front and the back. I'm so jealous if you have a bunch of this pattern  Cheesy


I do personal swaps! Just PM me!

I've recently gotten into blythes; check out my blog about mine here:
Offline Offline

Posts: 2279
Joined: 29-Apr-2008

Flowers in full bloom do not last forever!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2008 10:21:33 AM »

hmm Next time I am in the 2nd hand store, I will look for spoons too Wink
Realy nice !!! I love the patterns

My blog
Like what you see? Check my shop @ fb or @ etsy
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Understand a HDR Image Part 2/2
How to High Light Features Through Lighting
How to Provoke an Emotional Reaction with an Image
Comparison Between Literal Rhythm and Reflected Rhythm
How to Create Personal Distance with our Images
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Decorative Bulletin Board
Rain, rain, you don't have to go away...
Tute Tuesday: Latch Hooked Rag Rug

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.