All posts filed under: Brooch/Pin

Prototype Lapel Pin

The first lapel pin created by Antiquarian Couture as a test. This has a metal flower charm as a base and a wrist watch case attached to the top. Inside of the case is a watch spring, still coiled around the inside, a bee’s wing, […]

Plastic Watch Dial Pin/Brooch

This pin/brooch has a normal long metal pin on the back of this plastic pocket watch dial. On top of the dial is an antique jewelry finding and then a metal gear and metal cross on top of that.

Wooden Gear on Butterfly Wing Pin

A blue Morpho butterfly wing has been coated in resin. A wooden gear has been attached to the top and a smaller antique gear has been attached to the middle. A super magnet has been attached to the back to act as a pin. This […]

Art Deco Brass and Aluminum Bar with Emeralds

This is a 2 inch long brass tag with an aluminum triangle attached to either side and one on the front, in the middle.  There are two slanted emeralds, on the front and a Swarovski crystal in the center triangle.  This has a super magnet […]

Butterfly Wings and Lapis Lazuli

A large, pear shaped piece of Lapis Lazuli, has a perfect set of Blue Grow butterfly wings attached to it.  The wings have been coated in resin.  There is a watch spring attached to the top of the gemstone and a coat of resin as […]

Butterfly Chalcedony Blue Pin

An antique watch movement has a butterfly wing on the side.  The butterfly wing has a thick coat of resin over it.  The watch movement has two blue, Chalcedony cabochons attached to it.  There is a super magnet on the back of this pin.

Gears and Filigree Dragonfly Pin

This brooch/pin has been made using two pieces of copper filigree, and those were laid opposite along a brass clock dial.  A small copper gear is as the head and two Swarovski crystals have been placed as eyes.  Two more crystals have been placed near […]

Blue Beads with Watch Wing Plates Pin

This is a pin, using magnets on the back as to not damage clothing, that uses a stainless steel watch case filled with two pieces from separate antique watches.  The smaller plate on the upper side of the photo, was made in 1930 and the […]

Antique 1887 Wing and Gear as Pin

This beautiful pin has super magnets on the back to make it attached to clothing without damaging the fabric.  The base of the pin is an antique, enamel coated, copper, pocket watch dial.  There is a copper gear on that and it has been coated […]

Balance Antique Watch Parts as Pin

This is a pin made from a watch movement plate, complete with gear still intact.  On the other side is the balance cock, which helps to regulate the speed of the clockwork mechanism. The older the watches, the more detailed the balance cocks were and […]