Archive for the ‘ Found object ’ Category

SOLD Clockwork Locket

2nd September 2012 | Closed

Handmade one-of-a-kind pendant features real watch parts and gears, brass heart and Swarovski crystal set in Ice Resin. The locket measures 1-3/4 x 1-3/8 inches on a 24-inch brass chain. Locket opens and closes, but does not have any other moving or working parts. This is an original work of jewelry art, designed and handmade in […]

SOLD Steampunk Empress Necklace

5th August 2012 | Closed

Handmade one-of-a-kind necklace and pendant features an image of the “Empress” cut from a Tarot card and embellished with a brass lock charm, fleur-de-lis, real Elgin watch face and watch gears, set in Ice Resin. It’s hard to see in the photos, but there’s also a sprinkling of sparkling glitter in the resin. The necklace is […]

SOLD Bird Bauble

5th July 2012 | Closed

Gunmetal ball chain and bezel. Acrylic dome. Jump ring is a piece of hardware, a kind of washer or something. The bird looks to me like a swift or a swallow, but I’m no ornithologist. Pendant measures 1-1/8, chain is 18 inches. This is a unique piece of jewelry, designed and handmade in my studio […]

SOLD Elgin Pocketwatch Pendant

4th July 2012 | Closed

A real Elgin pocket watch movement set in brass filigree (not working, parts do not move). Inscribed with the words “Elgin Natl Watch Co. U.S.A.” Measures 1-5/8 inches across, on 20-inch rolo chain. This is an unique piece of jewelry, designed and handmade in my studio, one of a kind.

SOLD Steampunk Secrets Necklace

13th June 2012 | Closed

The plans for your time machine are locked away in your mind… and your secret romance in the year 1892 is locked away in your heart… This one-of-a-kind necklace features an old key purchased in an antique shop, new Czech glass beads with “picasso” finish, coiled wire links in gunmetal finish, and a steampunk ceramic […]

Timeless Jewel Necklace

24th May 2012 | Closed

I enjoy taking old, antique and broken parts and making new, beautiful jewelry. This triangular jewel in a brass setting was purchased from an antiques dealer as a piece from broken jewelry. I have no idea how old it is or where it came from. I cemented the jewel to some new filigree and added […]

SOLD Steampunk Phial Necklace

22nd November 2011 | Closed

Glass bottle pendant is 2 inches high, and contains real watch and clock parts, gears, main spring, crown, bridges, etc. Brass chain is 18 inches long, with lobster claw clasp. This is an original work of jewelry art, designed and handmade in my studio.

SOLD Neo-Victorian “Valor” Necklace

22nd November 2011 | Closed

Vintage button, filigree base, faceted Czech glass, brass chain. Original, one-of-a-kind necklace designed and handmade in my private studio.  

SOLD Clockwork Kipling Pendant

11th October 2011 | Closed

I made this pendant using a brass bezel, real watch gears, brass elephant charm, and a found image (cut out, not printed off a computer) of Nobel Prize winning Victorian/Edwardian author Rudyard Kipling from an India travel brochure. Set in resin. Pendant measures 1-1/4 x 2 inches, on 18-inch vintage chain.   

SOLD Sterling Silver “Inventor’s Toolbox” Earrings

2nd October 2011 | Closed

  A clockwork potpourri of real watch parts and gears set in sterling silver bezels with Ice Resin. Hand-forged sterling silver ear wires. Designed and handmade in my private studio. This is an original work of jewelry art, one of a kind.