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« on: September 20, 2010 08:48:42 PM »

Just some quick recons I did with some vintage jewelry my aunt gave me.

The first one was originally an earring, but it was missing its mate.


This one was a pin/brooch, but I'm not really big on wearing that sort of thing. I used pliers to snap off the pin part on the back and added two strands of chain from a necklace I found in my old dress-up jewelry* to make a super-long necklace.


Here's a better pic of the pendant:


*I think I should note that most of my dress-ups when I was a kid were actual vintage jewelry and dresses, not that cheap plastic crap they sell at toy stores.
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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2010 12:05:39 PM »

These are both so rad. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2010 08:25:15 AM »

*I think I should note that most of my dress-ups when I was a kid were actual vintage jewelry and dresses, not that cheap plastic crap they sell at toy stores.

Me too! I wish I still had some of the vintage stuff that got lost or trashed when I was a kid!
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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2010 08:51:46 AM »

Such beautiful work, you must be very proud. The earrings are awesome!

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