Vintage Jewels Made New

comments (4) January 7th, 2009 in gallery     

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Vintage Earring Bracelet
Vintage Earring Bracelet

Vintage Earring Bracelet

Old vintage rhinestone earrings were soldered onto an inexpensive purchased silver bracelet (one used to make typewriter key jewelry). The clip backs were removed before attaching. I gave these as gifts to my co-workers and girlfriends for Christmas this year.

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Vintage Earring Bracelet
posted in: gallery, Jewelry, bracelet, earrings, wearable, keepsake, gemstone, 50s

Comments (4)

LynnAlexander writes: This is a very nice way to use those single earrings! I like the soldering iron idea since I have an iversion to fire. Really creative!
Posted: 3:41 pm on March 24th
2manyideas writes: HeronMoonDesignworks,

Believe it or not I didn't use a torch. I used a solder iron and lead free solder. It worked and those puppies are on there good and solid! I do stained glass (for fun and gifts) and I just used the techniques I knew. I'd be afraid I'd burn the house down with a blow torch!


Posted: 2:23 pm on February 3rd
HeronMoonDesignworks writes: How do you keep the heat of the torch from damaging the rhinestone earrings? Is it not a problem?

Really cool. I was given a box of vintage costume jewelry and would like to try this.

Thanks!! -- Terri,
Posted: 7:36 am on February 3rd
BoDyanDSouL writes: It looks beautiful!
Posted: 5:37 am on January 26th
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