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Purple!15 of 15Enamel landscape sterling antique brooch, Thomas L.Mott. Art Nouveau pansy brooch enamel, 800 silver and paste unsigned Meyle and Mayer.
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    Posted 3 years ago

    kyratango
    (429 items)

    I bought for cheap an old amethyst graduated beads two rows necklace, in need of restringing.

    You know I collect brooches, and often wear them on a necklace...

    I restrung the two rows in one, without clasp, the biggest beads at the end.

    It is big and long, 75cm or 29.5".

    Any convenient brooch will act as clasp and front ornament, leaving the uneven lenght ends dangling :-)

    I had this made in the past with out of fashion graduated salt water pearls, and I was always complimented for having the idea!

    Glad to share this "trick" with you, jewellery maniacs ;-D

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    Comments

    1. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
      How clever and it looks beautiful !!!
    2. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Ingenious idea, love it.
    3. fleafinder fleafinder, 3 years ago
      Marvellous idea there kyra!! Any ideas what to do with stone earring too heavy to wear?
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      Looks great, kyra!
    5. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      That is such a clever idea!
      I think I know what to do with some freshwater pearls now.
    6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      It is a wonderful trick Kyra!!!
    7. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
      Wonderful idea, i see what i can do with it. Thanks for sharing!
    8. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Hey, jewellery maniacs friends! I'm glad you enjoy the trick :-)

      Mani, some of your flutterbies may land on your necklace now :-)
      Fleafinder, post your earrings pics front and back, the "rehab" depends on the systems...

      Karen, Judy, Marga, thank you :-D
      Would love to see yours too!

      Huge collective thanks to all of you, 22 "trick" lovers!!!



    9. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
      Great idea dear Kyratango :)
    10. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Kyra - you know I love this idea! Anything to bring items back to wearing and enjoying!
    11. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Elisabethan! Thank you dear friend!

      Valentino, I knew you'd appreciate the idea ;-))
      Thanks!

      Many thanks too, Rick, Oroyoroy and Lentilka for your loves :-D
    12. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Many thanks for your loves, AutoPinback and Sean!
    13. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 3 years ago
      Great idea!!
    14. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Merci Bijou! :-)

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