Repurposing Old Jewelry
Bejeweled Napkin Ring :: Repurpose old brooches and other jewelry pieces as creative napkin rings. Cut a length of ribbon to fit around a napkin; glue the ends together and let dry. Pin a brooch to the ribbon. Slip the ribbon around a folded napkin and wait for dinner guests to be dazzled.
Cupid Repurposed Earrings with Sandwich Board Cupid From silverplate leverback earrings hang vintage faceted red glass rectangular connectors and from the bottom are 2 of 4 Cupid charms I repurposed from a brooch. The brooch was stamped sterling so I'm assuming that so are the Cupids but they are not marked or stamped as sterling. One Cupid is wearing a sandwich board and the other has his bow and arrow ready to fire. They are so charming and unique...
Repurposed Vintage Brooch into Hair Pin / Ruby Red, Diamond Rhinestone and Pearl. $12.00, via Etsy.
1920's Repurposed Brooch with Aventurine OOAK by ArabellaJane, $112.00
Flattened spoons - this one is the coolest ever. Buy some old spoons on flea market and flattened them with a hammer. You need the right tools for cutting the handles and drilling the holes. Or you find yourself a handyman. put a little silver heart, a small key and some beads.
kimmykats: Thimble--Sew Fun--Jewelry
Lorena's Altered Art: Altered Altoid Tins
vintage repurposed jewelry earrings assemblage french postage stamp cupid eiffel rhinestone by atelier paris. $65.00, via Etsy.