Jewelry from an old Brownie Camera

October 5th, 2011 in member junk     
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When I found this worn out Brownie Camera at a church rummage sale, the back side of the box was covered in a thick gooey substance. 
The center lens was a perfect fit inside the vintage pocket watch case.  The little clock in the center is just a picture cut out from a magazine and glued to the inside of the glass.  Of course, everything looks better surrounded by rhinestones.
I glued some vintage sheet music to the flat side of these two lenses.
Remember S&H Green Stamps?  I glued one of these old trading stamps to the inside of the side lens and then attached it to a vintage shoe clip. Now its a one-of-a-kind necklace.
Another repurposed necklace using an old Blue Chip trading stamp.  I glued this one to the inside of the top lens.
When I found this worn out Brownie Camera at a church rummage sale, the back side of the box was covered in a thick gooey substance. 

When I found this worn out Brownie Camera at a church rummage sale, the back side of the box was covered in a thick gooey substance. 


I'm sure they thought I was crazy for buying this old sticky camera, but I had other plans for it.


Pattern or design used: My own design - My Salvaged Treasures
posted in: member junk, vintage, jewelry, upcycle, member junk, camera, repurpose

Comments (6)

rustinpeace writes: The jewelry is truly beautiful!
~Lisa Posted: 5:17 am on October 16th
junkermidge writes: Oh my Gosh!!! I don't know what's more amazing, the jewelry itself, or that you got all that from the old neglected camera! Genius! Each piece you've created is SO gorgeous!
Midge Posted: 6:44 pm on October 11th
BillyJo writes: I'll have to tell a friend this idea. Super thinking. I have a camera like this. Gets me thinking of repurposing it!! Wow. Will I ever sleep now with all the ideas rushing in. LOL Thanks again! BillyJo Posted: 7:29 pm on October 8th
Clickart writes: These are great! I try to save any vintage cameras for the camera alone but may have passed by many that could have had other uses, I see. Thanks for the inspiration! Posted: 4:10 am on October 7th
MakinItHappen writes: I LOVE those!!! Posted: 3:59 pm on October 6th
gadgetsponge writes: Very, very, very creative. That's some constructive deconstructing! Posted: 4:59 am on October 6th
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