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Posted 7 years ago


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The large pendant is really a huge, old brooch from a special family friend--don't know date and no markings on back. It seemed appropriate to be worn on a high neckline blouse, which I never wear, so I fashioned a necklace out of it by making a length of green dyed pearls with a split ring jump ring at each end that can be looped through the brooch pin. To complement the piece, I made earrings (with marcasite headpins, the same pearls, and crystals to match the rhinestones in the brooch) and a bracelet with marcasite toggle. I love wearing it now and it has turned some heads!!


  1. Yohanna Yohanna, 7 years ago
    very stunning and clever you I make things out of brooches as well people should do this instead of not wearing their treasures and it is so nice to look at things that we have recreated......
  2. martika martika, 2 years ago
    Beautiful set, I love especially the large green pendant.

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