Archive for the ‘ Found object ’ Category

SOLD Enchanter’s Stone

2nd March 2011 | Closed

A relic from a magical realm, to inspire the imagination. Fluorite stone on a chain of brass, with Czech glass accents. Designed and handmade in my private studio. 

SOLD Tea Tin Earrings III

13th February 2011 | Closed

Cones were cut, hammered and shaped from an English tea tin, embellished with Czech glass. Earrings measure 1-1/4 inches long, not including brass earwires. This is a handmade, one-of-a-kind item, created in my private studio.

SOLD Victorian Carousel Bracelet

24th January 2011 | Closed

Features a brass carousel horse charm riveted to a hammered brass disk, linked with brass rings and brass tokens which read “For amusement only.” I don’t know the origin of the tokens — I purchased them from an antiques dealer who said he found them in a sack in an old Ohio barn. The bejeweled […]

SOLD Steampunk bracelet

24th January 2011 | Closed

This elegant adornment operates as a fully functional beguilement snare. Ghost detection and time traveling options not available. Features faceted Czech glass, brass embellishments, and various parts recycled from vintage jewelry. Adjustable between 7 and 8 inches long with lobster claw clasp. Original design, handmade, one-of-a-kind, from my private studio. Steampunk pieces are costume pieces and […]

SOLD Vintage Royal Air Force Button Ring

22nd November 2010 | Closed

This brass wire ring was made with an old metal button I purchased in an antique store. I’m not an antiques expert, but based on a bit of Googling, it is very likely a Royal Air Force button from the U.K., possibly several decades old. One-of-a-kind  item, created in my private studio.

SOLD Moth to Flame Necklace

16th October 2010 | Closed

Handmade pendant is a vintage postage stamp under a dome of Ice Resin, set in a brass bezel. The necklace features jasper stones and brass beads. This is a one-of-a-kind item, created in my private studio. 

SOLD Sterling Silver “Eclectic Elegance” Bracelet

23rd August 2010 | Closed

Features faceted iridescent labradorite stones, rose-colored rhodonite stones, and Russian serpentine. Also features a “Grandma’s Roses” lampwork glass bead from Giggleworks studio, handmade by Wendy Puckett in the U.S.A. and kiln annealed for quality. I created the bracelet with hammered wire links of sterling silver and  Bali spacers, a sterling silver Bali bead, and Bali […]

SOLD Steamjewel Bracelet

12th August 2010 | Closed

This neo-Victorian bauble is the perfect accent when you’re attending a clockwork ball or serving tea aboard your dirigible… Created with vintage brass chain and pieces from two different upcycled belts. Slightly adjustable around 7-1/4 inches long (image is enlarged to show details).

SOLD Victorian Thistle Button Ring

1st June 2010 | Closed

This ring features a Victorian-era glass button with a Scottish thistle in the center, surrounded by a pattern almost like gears or cogs. The band is a triple strand of hammered sterling silver wire. My button rings are handmade using a special wire-coiling technique. This button measures 7/8-inch across. Ring band is a size 6. […]

SOLD Romantic Relics Necklace

23rd May 2010 | Closed

This piece is a combination of stones, ceramic, resin, vintage and new brass chain, history, and romance. The necklace features ceramic beads, carved smoky quartz and other stones, and is adjustable between 18-20 inches long. The pendant is 1-1/2 inches long (image is enlarged below to show details). This is a handmade, one-of-a-kind item, created […]