All posts tagged: antique

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One of the questions I am always asked of, when I am in person showing off my jewelry, is “where do you get your watches?” I answer; “I am still working off of a huge amount of watches that I received at a flea market […]

Back to Doctor who

Back to Doctor who

After doing my last Doctor who inspired piece, I swore I would never make another one again; or so I thought.  Making a clear, see-through, piece that is recognizable from the fandom, is hard to do.  The below image shows an image on the left, […]

Neon Blue Apatite with Metal Wing and Crystals

This pendant was made using an antique watch movement plate that was coated in resin and a large metal wing was attached to one side. There are 6 blue-green Swarovski crystals attached to the top along with a cabochon of Apatite. This has a silver […]

Antique Watch Movement with Crystal and Wing

This pendant was made using an antique watch movement, made by the Elgin National Watch Company, in 1893. There is a small watch wheel in the center, with a single blue Swarovski crystal. There is a metal wing attached to the side and this hangs […]

Large Antique Plate with Bees

This large pendant, was made from the bottom plate piece from an antique pocket watch movement. It has a large metal wing on one side and a piece of amber in the center. Around the amber are three gold plated bee charms. There is a […]

Small Watch Plate with Amber and Bee and Wing

This pendant was made using a small watch plate piece from a watch movement. That has a small metal wing, a gold plated bee and a piece of amber. There is a silver plated bail on the back and this hangs with a silver plated […]

Hand Painted Antique Dial

This is an antique watch movement, from the 1700’s, which has been hand painted with flowers and designs.  This has two Swarovski crystals attached. There is a thin coat of resin over this and a silver plated bail on the back. This hangs with a […]

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.

1760 Watch Movement Necklace

This is a watch movement, made in Liverpool, England, in 1760. This has a thin coating of resin over it and hangs with a silver plated bail and a stainless steel chain.