Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Vintage Heart Earrings

A few months back, I went through my mama's jewelry box. I hoped to find something vintage, classy to wear. I came across a silver loop the had some beads on it and another loop that was broken. The wires were rusted and it looked like it needed to be thrown away. Well, I decided to repair it and keep it for myself. It took awhile, but I found some hoops and wires, voila! It looks like a really pretty vintage, classy earring that matches everything!

Are they not the cutest things? I wore them this past Sunday night at church and several people loved them. Of course, I told them I repaired them..but I am pretty sure I can actually make something like this. Although, it was a pain to repair--but I love the outcome!
Comment if you like! <3

Friday, October 22, 2010

Blog Hop Friday Nite!

Well, this is my first time joining a blog hop as Sassy Chic! I've done it several times with my writing blog, Pioneer Writer. So, I was looking and looking, trying to find people to follow and asking them to check my site out. I came across Sassy Sites! which totally should include me, haha! Anyways, I decided to do her blog hop, here's the link.


Seriously, go check her site out, it's super cool!

Anyways, as I wrote on my Xanga of SassyChic10, I am going to start creating some fairytale jewelry. Ya know, the pink pearls....6 strand necklace...crystal earrings...etc. I want to make something like this(and I certainty will try!):

To see more of what I hope to create, click here.
That's it for tonight!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

My Favorite Necklace

"I have a lot of jewelry." My friends would say that is an understatement! But most of my jewelry I made myself. I taught myself at sixteen to make jewelry. Then in '08, I started selling them. They sell pretty good in my small town, so I broadened my horizon by selling online. I use the online selling sites, eBay and Etsy. I do pretty good, if I say so myself. I've wanted to have a blog talking about stuff I sell and things I make, so I decided to create this one for that purpose. I've started taking pictures of the new things I create and this will be a good way to share them, also while streaming with photobucket, perhaps.

At a gathering last year with my best friends, I asked them all to bring pendants to create necklaces. Mine was a turquoise themed necklace, as turquoise is my all-time favorite color. Below is the picture I took of it this year.

I used a metal framed turquoise with brown flowers pendant. The beads are turquoise stones that matches well with the pendant. I used stretchy string, I need to word that one better. I also used silver plated heart clasp for easy ons and offs. This necklace measures around 18" long, which reaches about 6" inches away from neck.

I really love this necklace, as it is my favorite I have ever made. I want to make more like this, but I haven't brought myself to do so. It takes a lot of work and measuring to get it just right. Maybe I will create one in the future.

By the way, the necklace is pictured on a crocheted fan that my grandmother made for me. I thought it blended well with this lovely necklace.

Leave a comment if you have time, I would greatly appreciate it and respond back!
~Sassy Chic~