Thursday, May 6, 2010

I do Love a Locket

Though I haven't worn one in years, I found the locket in the bargain bin and decided it would be fun to make a necklace with it.  My favorite metal lately: antique copper!  Doorhandles, jewelry, keys, clocks, curtain rods, pots and pans ... all are especially beautiful when found in antique copper.  I use it ALL THE TIME in my scrapbooking (brads, hinges, photo clips and such) but I am recently a fan of wearing it as well.  At first I was resistant because I wanted all of my jewelry to match my wedding ring (white gold), but have since decided that maybe I try to match too much.  So I have a few antique copper projects in the work. 

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