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Time On My Hands


About this design:

I was browsing through a jewelry design book I got this morning at a local bookstore clearance, and saw a bracelet similar to this. I have always said the usual about all my old watches .."some day I will do something with all of these." Well today I did! LOL I couldn't use jumprings to connect, as there wasn't much space between the watch and the watchband ends...so I just used fine cord to lace them all together. I may redo it at a later date. What do you think??

Components:

Vintage watches, cord, antique gold large jumprings and goldtone toggle clasp.



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  1. Marianne Y
    Marianne Y says:

    Love!

  2. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    This is such a cool and unique idea! Awesome!:)

  3. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    What a fantastic idea!! I’m going to go right this minute and dig up all the old watches I’ve been hoarding. Now I know why I saved them.

  4. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Thanks everyone….I suppose now I am going to see a bunch of these, huh? LOL Just be sure to give me ALL the credit!!

  5. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    Wonderful idea! Truly original! Bravo!

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    N hambrick says:

    Super great idea! Have seen something similar and kept meaning to put one together. You’ve inspired us all!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    What a cool idea :D

  8. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    What an awesome idea…I have boxful of old watches..now I am really tempted to copy!!

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    This is a very clever design. Love it!

    You know that a person with one watch always knows the time. A person with two or more is never sure. And if none of the watches work you have all of the time you want. :D

  10. Tres Chick
    Tres Chick says:

    How cute. (I hope they’re not all alarm watches.)

  11. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    I think it’s fun! I started chuckling when I saw this, what a cool idea! I love what LRC said, about the watches not working! :D

  12. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Thanks Cindy….I love her comment too! LOL

  13. Kraftycat aka Fern
    Kraftycat aka Fern says:

    So cool! Great idea!

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