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Sunday, 8 July 2012

Weekend jewellery

Having been inspired by a recent crafty session with my friend M, I decided that it was time to rummage through my jewellery box and see if there wasn't anything that could be 're-fashioned'.

Some fiddling and experimentation later, this bracelet emerged:

Something of an amalgamation of spare parts, but seems to fit alright.

Spurred on by this,  I moved my attention on to rings. Ages ago I bought a pinkish stone from Swarovski, but never quite managed to decide what to do with it.

By this time, I had managed to cover the entire dining table in bits of crap so had a good overview of my inventory. Grabbing a ring base, silver wire and the stone, I decided it was time to try some wire-wrapping. The first attempt failed miserably and I ended up with a long unravelling piece of wire resembling a rather relaxed spring.

The second attempt was better, as I managed to increase the tension and keep the wire in place:

Quite satisfying really! Now we will just have to wait and see if I use either of them..

1 comment:

  1. Very impressive darling! Looking forward to our next creative session! :)) M xx