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    S KatollakaSue on “Owl's Nest”:
    “It's a really beautiful piece. Love the colors and components, and am severely envious of your…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love that owl bar too! The beads you put with it are perfect!…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks kye! I found a site that sells Mag-Lok clasps for 1.99 and they…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Vintaj sells a natural brass magnet clasp I use a lot. It's really strong and matches…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Gorgeous. Love the colours and the focal.. How can you go wrong with owls…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks everyone! Kye and Moogie.....helpful tips are always appreciated.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I can see why you fell in love with that owl bar. It is so neat.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love the colors of the beads & how well they go with the bar &…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Ditto! and a Fave!…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Owl's Nest”:
    “This is so cute! Love the colors!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Absolutely, positively stunning!! You have found the perfect beads to go with the darling bracelet…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thanks, again! I am in total agreement about Rena over at Jewelry Making Journal...lots of…” read »

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    Kerrycasey1956 on “Paint Drops”:
    “Will you be getting any more of the multi color teardrop chain in? I would love to…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
    “I bow to your superior skills with wire! This is stunning, just so unique! Lots to…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendant is drop dead gorgeous! The whole piece is lovely and the clasp! Very nice!…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “This is stunning! I love the colors and I, too, am a huge fan of bronze.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Awww, thanks everyone. You're the best! Got the little bells from Lima! They ARE cute! And…” read »

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    Moogie on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Hey Lynda, I know I wrote a comment but I don't see it here... So, I love…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

  • Snnje B
    Snnje B on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love it!…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Oops!!! I meant to say bronze.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Beautiful set!I agree with Fresh Baked- I keep looking at the necklace and find something new…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
    “This is sooo beautiful! Love how the filigree compliments the detail in the pendant.…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Love that pendant! Very pretty.…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Thanks so much everyone!…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Oh you are so good with polymer clay! Did you play with Playdoh alot as a…” read »

  • beadinggma
    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Your work keeps getting more beautiful!!! The pendant is gorgeous and you have a knack…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Such a rich mix of metal and beads...especially on the layered necklace. Every inch has something…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendent is beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more of your PC work.…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
    “Fun and edgy set of jewelry...Love the iridescent colors!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “A beautiful, simply elegant set where every element speaks affectionately with every other one. I'd wear…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Pendant, gorgeous. Beads, also. What really catches my attention is the clasp arrangement! It's really pretty…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Absolutely beautiful! This caught my eye as soon as I opened the page. I love your…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Earthy Mix”:
    “I love the pendant! The beads enhance it so well, also. The colors are…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Moogie, this is a great necklace to showcase each and every component of this great necklace!…” read »

Makeover


About this design:

I love any kind of makeovers. This is one of them. I had just one earring made of antique gold.(very big earring) And I turned that earring into antique gold necklace.

Components:

Antique gold beads, glass beads.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

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    K H says:

    This is simply beautiful – the antique gold piece looks just like it was designed for the necklace!! :)

  2. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    I love this! It’s so beautifully vintage!

  3. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Love how you recycled your earring. The gold and green combo looks really nice!

  4. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Repurposing is good for the soul and the planet and us! The necklace worked up beautifully. A fave without a doubt!
    cookie

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Wow — that is one big earring! LOL Good thing you lost one of them, because this one was definitely born to be a pendant! What a fabulous necklace you’ve created with it! Love the colors and your design, Reet! :D

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Stunning! That earring is a perfect pendant, and the other components really set it off to advantage! Reuse, recycle, repurpose = beautiful! :D

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    Reet says:

    Thank you again for all good comments.

  8. CAS
    CAS says:

    Ooooooo … wow! Simply stunning remake! Glorious recycling piece! :D

  9. Atomic Toad
    Atomic Toad says:

    Way cool.

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    What a great idea & a fantastic result, the green beads go so well with the gold :D

  11. Violet
    Violet says:

    Wow… a great makeover!!!!!! Love the antique look alot!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Wow that was some earring! Talk about door knockers!! ;-)
    It looks MUCH better as a pendant!! Very clever of you and you did a fantastic job with the whole necklace!! :-D

  13. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    This is gorgeous. FAV :D

  14. Valentine Chick
    Valentine Chick says:

    I love the green! This piece is absolutely fab!

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is pretty cool,great job on the makeover. :)

  16. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Makeovers are a fun challenge. I love that you took something you really liked and made it into a fresh new piece! :-)

  17. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    Too cool! and what a great idea!

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    So cool!!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    This is beautiful Reet. That is a good idea. I may scour antique stores etc. for one piece to design with.

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