Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Thrift Store Finds

Stopped at Goodwill today and looked through their $2.99 bags of jewelry.  I bought two.  One with "silver" pendants and dangles, and the other with a  long necklace. 

Turned out the round pendant in the picture below is silver, stamped 925.  The filigree flower is cool also but not silver.  Can't read what is stamped on the back other than the year 2009. 

Not sure why the necklace attracted me.  I do like most of the colors but not necessarily all together!  The beads that look white in the photo are actually lavendar.  Can't wait to make something out of it.

Bead Soup Blog Party

Signed up for Lori Anderson's 7th Annual Bead Soup Blog Party!  I am very excited!


Saturday, January 26, 2013

Disc Cutter

My husband gave me a disc cutter for Christmas and I have been playing around with it a bit.  Here are a few samples.

Bead caps and a connector from a BoyScout popcorn tin   (sure am having a hard time with putting text where I want it today)                                 
These earrings are from a Christmas tin


The Leinie's were actually cut by hand before I got the disc cutter...
I just love those round bottle cap beads you see at bead shows.  I'm going to buy one soon.