Saturday, 7 September 2013

Jewellery Up-cycle

Good morning everyone,
As readers of this blog know I love making jewellery and bags and up-cycling things; so today we're going to have a non-Stampin' Up! post.

I recently visited Glastonbury and one of the first port-of-calls for me is the charity shops. I found this glass bead necklace in one:


The pom-poms on it were faded and a bit musty smelling, and frankly I didn't like them. So I decided I would re-purpose the beads into something new:


I strung them with some dark brown hemp. I love using hemp; it has a good tensile strength.


And I added some beautiful spirals:


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