What would I do without my Goodwill Store? The garage sale season is winding down for the fall. I buy jars and vases of jewelry that they display in the front glass case. The jars are filled with tangled necklaces and one of a kind earrings. Not long ago, I got a mayonnaise jar full of metal crosses for $13.00!
I need necklaces for the Christmas bazaars I have signed up for. Each of these beauties take less than a half hour to make plus they are fun. I dump all my supplies on the table and sort them according to color.
I covered the base of this pendant necklace with opaque alcohol ink in two colors and used E6000 to attach two earring findings. One was a faux emerald, the other half of a hoop earring.
I covered the wooden pendant with textured acrylic paint and clipped on the purple glass bead. Easy!
This is one of the crosses in the mayo jar. I used the Dremel to cut off the bottom member of the cross and sanded it smooth. A rhinestone brooch and the gold corner was attached with E6000. I like mixing metals and bring them together by mixing metals in the chains.
I used a pendant base from the Goodwill jar and cut up an amber rhinestone brooch attaching them with E6000. The “Saturn” is an key fob ornament for a vintage car.
Another wood pendant covered with a beaded hoop earring with a brass sun brooch attached with E6000.
I cut all necklace chains into 4-5 inch lengths and “mix and match” them with sturdy jump rings. I use the chains to “tie together” the pendant collage. I named my necklaces “Collage Necklaces.” Thanks, Goodwill!