Earrings brass handmade upcycled necklace openwork beads pierced
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Earrings handmade from brass necklace openwork huge beads pierced caged
Long ago, I came into some ratty, torn up, tangled and horrible looking necklaces, all vintage...all looking beyond repair. Actually there wasn't one in the batch that I could fix, so I salvaged some parts, bits and pieces of chain and a few beads. Later I went through my stash and discovered that what I thought were huge bead caps were actually two halves of oval beads, openwork brass - the clue was the solder that held them together. Digging deeper through that same stash, I located two ribbed 8mm beads that probably came from the same necklace....ah-ha...with two pair of two beads, I made a pair of earrings.
Since I didn't have any brass ear wires, I hung them on silverplate and y'know they look pretty cool. The vintage brass has areas of patina - just enough to coordinate with the ear wires.
Each has a 1 1/2 inch dangle - those openwork beads are huge!
I can switch to clip earrings if you prefer.
Designed and created by Pat2.
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Refund? But of course - - not every piece is perfect for you once it has arrived, so I will cheerfully refund any return. Just let me know ahead of time, please. I think two weeks is fair, time enough to be sure yet not so long its forgotten.
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Offering jewelry made from bits and pieces of old decrepit or broken necklaces and bracelets. Lots of the parts are vintage, none were usable as they were and I have given them new life by incorporating them into my creations.
Its fun to showcase old beads, connectors, clasps and chains with their new life.