I have a lot of people ask me how long it takes me to make a piece of jewelry. So, I decided to put this bit together so you can see my process. This is an example. On the first night, after I had eaten […]
All posts tagged: gears
Metal Crosses in Copper Beads in Case
An antique pocket watch case has been filled with tiny, copper colored, metal beads and resin. A stainless steel cross has been attached on top of that and then a metal cross on top of that. This has a silver plated bail on the back […]
Metal Filigree with Dragonfly
A round metal filigree charm has an antique watch case in the center. Inside of the case, is a few antique watch pieces and a real dragonfly wing, under resin. On top of this, is attached a metal dragonfly. This has a silver plated bail […]
Ammolite and Watch Parts Earrings 2
This set of earrings was made, originally, to go with the “Ammolite with Antique Watch Parts 1” necklace. These were made using small Ammolite fossils that have a thin coat of resin over them and then a single antique watch gear in the center. These […]
Ammolite with Antique Watch Parts 2
A curved piece of Ammolite fossil has a thin coat of resin over it and some antique watch pieces. This one has a gear in the center and a tiny watch plate. This has a silver plated bail on the back and a silver plated […]
Art Deco Inspired Tag with Gears
This necklace was made using a brass rectangle with a copper circle attached to the top and bottom. In the center is a gear with a smaller gear on top. This hangs with a silver plated bail and chain.
Tiny Gold Watch Necklace
This tiny necklace was made using a gold plated watch case, which has been filled with tiny watch parts. The visible watch part, was made by the Elgin National Watch company, in Elgin, Illinois, in 1918. The case has been stamped as 10K gold plated. […]
Blue Morpho Wing with Gears
A necklace is made using a blue morpho butterfly wing which has several coats of resin. On the top side are 3 different sized metal gears, arranged so that they make a nice shape. There is a silver plated bail on the back and this […]
Red Striped Wing on Watch
An antique watch movement has two white Swarovski crystals and one red one, attached to the top. A black and red striped butterfly wing has a coat of resin and is attached to the bottom side. There is a silver plated bail at the top […]
Antique Watch Earrings with Opals
A pair of antique, angular watch movements have a single opal at the top. These have a silver plated bail on the back and hang with a titanium earring hook.
Antique Watch Movement Ring
An antique watch movement has a thin coat of resin over it and is attached to a metal, adjustable ring base.
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, […]