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My Cheap Cheap Cheap Pearl Necklace

About this design:

This is kinda like my MacGyver necklace. Its made from 2 fancy keychains I got years ago only because I wanted to make something with them. Stuck them in a box and forgot about them. Unpacked stuff this summer and decided to make something. I got the connecter ring in the middle Walmart (lol). So one keychain is on each side with the beads arranged to hang down. Extra chain and bead charms added.

Photo of me is taken with PicsArt app on phone using Orton effect. Yea my phone can do fancy effects but vant send a photo the correct way. HaHa


2 fancy keychains with probably plastic pearls, connector ring, extra chain, extra crystal and pearl charms.

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  1. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    It’s amazing where our “treasures” come from. :) While the expensive gemstones and and sterling silver make exquisite pieces, some of my “go to” pieces are the trash to treasure stuff.

  2. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Isn’t it fun to repurpose things? This necklace looks great!

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Yes it is fun to repurpose things…to turn trash into treasure. I love it when I wear something like the necklace above and get compliments lnowing how little it actually costs. I have numerous “bracelets’ that were actually pretty beaded hairbands.
    You guys are great!

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    JC Hamm says:

    Great job, I like it how it looks on. I love to recycle. :)

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Me too and then I read that the new term is UPcycle and I loved it even more. ;)

  6. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Excellent use of the old to the new. :)

  7. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    You did a great job!

  8. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Great job reusing that keychain :D

  9. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great job in upcycling, one would never know that it was a key chain :)

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you ladies. Cant help it…if I see something with pearls (even fake) that’s a little blingy, I don’t care if its a toilet paper holder, I’m gonna stand there and see if I cant figure out how to wear it.

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    jfisherbear says:

    I hate to throw anything in good shape out. Good shape to me can be broken jewelry to recycle.

  12. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    I’m the same way! I have two bags full of pieces of jewelry I’ve accumulated over the years at garage sales and such waiting to be taken apart, plus a bag full of buttons. I really should do something with them one of these days. Nicely done!

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