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Heart Locket Bling


About this design:

Since, I don't have the genius or the creativity of my gal pal beaders here at LB, I didn't re-purpose but re-cycled. I found a bracelet/necklace set I wore in the 80s and took it apart. I used some of the components in this piece.

Components:

Re-cycled rose seed beads and locket; Shell pearls; crystals; brass clasp

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Maria you repurposed something…which was the whole point of this in the first place ( well actually bling was). Somewhere it got changed to repurpose a non-jewelry item if you “wanted” to. My bridal necklace is technically not a big stretch either…that stuff was already pretty. This is really pretty…I love the locket.

  2. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Thanks, Deb! After seeing your work and Asia, Julie and Becky’s , I was feeling a little intimidated! LOL

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I don’t know why. Especially since none of mine is actually wearable.

  4. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Maria, This is SO pretty! Are those the rose luster Czech crystals? They’ve been in and out of my bag SO many times! I really like the brass findings and your locket.

  5. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Thanks, Deb and Julie!
    Yes, Julie, those are the rose luster crystals! They’re very pretty!

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    The bling was the main dish of this challenge, this is so sweet and the locket is simply beautiful :D

  7. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Maria this is blingy-beautiful :D

  8. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Maria, this is so lovely!
    I also recycled more than repurposed. :)

  9. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Both necklace and bracelet are fabulous!

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Deb is right–you made something wearable. and it is very cute! Love the locket and the bling is perfect!

  11. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Thanks, all!

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