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Topic: Vintage Clip-On Earring to Cute Ring  (Read 861 times)
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« on: February 21, 2011 06:58:52 PM »

 I recently made this ring and I am just in love with it. The gorgeous vintage flower was formerly a clip-on earring. Often in my thrifting and estate sale adventures I have come across clip-on earrings. I usually just pass them by without giving them a second thought.

Clip-on or no I had to have these vintage beauties. According to the stamp on the hardware they were made in Germany. I imagine some lovely lady wore these with a fabulous full-skirted frock. I'll be wearing mine with just about everything I think.

The base was made with a Vintaj diamond filigree that I bent into a ring shape. After removing the metal hardware I just adhered the ring on to the base and voila!

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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2011 07:14:43 PM »

It's gorgeous! I'm kicking myself for all of the great clip-ons I've passed up while thrifting. Great job Smiley.
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2011 07:19:35 PM »

Oh, pretty! I was given a ton of vintage earrings and jewelry pieces. Might have to give this a try! However, I really am coveting that flower! Looks like an Indian lotus. Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2011 02:44:47 PM »

Oh my, it's lovely, I want one myself Tongue really lovely find, and nice filigree as well
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« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2011 01:59:05 PM »

Thanks so much for your sweet comments!
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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2011 06:06:16 PM »

Super clever idea!
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