Almost a decade ago, I was looking for Christmas presents online and my wife came across an Etsy creator who had come up with a pair of earrings made from some small circular watch movements. I thought it was cool and she bought them. I […]
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Clear Cicada wing with Watch dial
A Cicada wing, coated in resin to make it clear as glass, has an antique watch dial attached to the front. This has a silver bail attached to the back.
Pink Rectangle Waltham
A small, rectangle-shaped watch movement was made by the American Waltham Watch Company in 1928. This movement just has some pink Swarovski crystals attached to the top and a silver plated bail on the back.
Work in Progress
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 […]
Lindsey Stirling and the Stirling Family
On March 15, 2017, I had posted a picture of a piece of jewelry that I had made, as a fan, for Lindsey Stirling. My hope at the time, was that she would see it and then share it on social media and I would […]
The Golden Snitch
The golden snitch was done for a Harry Potter themed night, at the St. Louis Science Center. To resemble the snitch from the movies, I did some research and found out that they were originally live creatures that were hunted to extinction, for the Quid-ditch […]
Butterfly Earrings with Lapis Lazuli
A pair of earrings was made by taking a pair of tiny butterfly wings and coat them in a thin coat of resin. On the front side of them, a pear shaped piece of lapis lazuli has been attached. They have a silver plated bail […]
Gilded Watch Dial on Blue Morpho
This necklace was made using the bottom wing portion of a blue Morpho butterfly. The wing has several layers of resin over it and it has an antique, gold-colored, metal watch dial, attached to the top. There is a thin coat of resin over the […]
Antique Watch on Blue Morpho Wing in Silver
An antique watch movement has been attached to the top side of a blue Morpho butterfly wing. The wing has several coats of resin over it. This hangs with a silver plated bail and chain.
Honey Bees in Watch Case
A real piece of honeycomb, has been placed inside of an antique pocket watch case. Three real honeybees have been placed inside and coated in resin. A second antique pocket watch case, with a plastic crystal, has been attached to the top side. This hangs […]
Golden Watch and Blue Morpho
A real blue morpho butterfly wing has several coats of resin on it. At the top is a gold-colored watch movement. On the back is a silver plated bail and this hangs with a gold plated chain.
Blue Agate with Automatic Watch
A slice of blue agate has an antique automatic watch movement attached to the front of it. This hangs with a silver plated bail and a silver plated chain.