Through the Front Door: New Uses for Old Silverware
How to Heat & Bend Silverware Into Jewelry Antique, solid silver spoons such as these can be transformed into charming jewelry. Few types of jewelry possess the quirky charm of bracelets and rings than those that have been fashioned from recycled silverware. Silver spoons, forks and knives are unexpected materials with which to fashion jewelry. They make an impact, however, when they are removed from the traditional table setting in which they are most commonly seen and worn as adornments...
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I use to have spoon rings as a little girl, and this is such a neat idea for using your own family's names!
Spoon rings originated in 17th century England and were originally used as wedding rings. Servants could not afford to have wedding rings made of precious metals so they would steal the silverware from the manor houses.
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My dad showed me how to do this & I wear mine with my wedding band. It's cool, because the wording on the edge of the coin ends up in the middle of the ring! Do you have a quarter from 1964 or before? If you do, it is made of silver. You can turn that coin into a nice silver band using a spoon, a drill, and a metal file. (And no, it's not illegal.)
Old siverware? I see vintage spoon rings and bracelets...