gorgeous junk

My best friend asked me to make a necklace for her, so I pulled out all of my supplies. I love it when I get a chance to play with all of the stuff I have been collecting since I was in my teens. Beads, old hardware, thrifted jewelry, found objects.


From one of my jars of goodies: old keys and keyplates, drawer pulls and random metal bits.



For J's piece, I ended up using some old chain , a little bell  and semiprecious gem beads. Photos to come once I have given it to her!


Once my table is covered with the stuff, I just have to keep playing.


Photos of finished pieces to come!