Chippy repurposed old door knob backplates

November 19th, 2011 in member junk     
sassycass Cassie Smith, contributor
15 users recommend

I bought these old door backplates a while back not sure of the end result, but they turned out to be perfect as necklaces! I love incorporating old chippy pieces that I find with lacy lucite flowers you see here. Very feminine, yet junkmarket style - for sure!

Pattern or design used: My own design - sassycassjems
posted in: member junk, vintage, eclectic, black, jewelry, brown, beige, necklaces, antiqued brass, lucite flowers

Comments (15)

Funky_Junk_Donna writes: Oh WOW! I'm loving that keyhole one especially but they're all lovely! What a perfect thing to give a junker. :)

Donna Posted: 10:55 pm on November 24th
CottageElements writes: Cassie, these are all just lovely. Great patina on them. And a big welcome from me, too!!

Lani Posted: 8:16 am on November 24th
Detrian writes: oh, you beat me to it!! I have a small pile of these too, and I have been grouping things to make them into necklaces also... great minds think alike :) Posted: 8:45 pm on November 21st
Ahinther writes: Love these! I use alot of "found objects" in my artwork and jewelry as well. Posted: 7:59 pm on November 21st
byabpryor writes: Just Beautiful! Posted: 7:31 pm on November 21st
gadgetsponge writes: You are very talented Cassie! These pieces show your true talent and I can't wait to see what else you come up with in the future. Posted: 7:14 pm on November 21st
mixedup writes: Nice...I just used a backplate in one of my pieces - Lovely!
Posted: 5:53 pm on November 21st
sassycass writes: Thank you everyone for such a warm welcome! I'm excited to be here! Posted: 12:21 pm on November 21st
portiakatze writes: These are so perfectly pretty!
Welcome to JMS! :) Posted: 7:24 am on November 21st
Stonesthrow writes: So awesome daughter, I just Love these!! You are so talented! Posted: 3:55 pm on November 20th
Heavenly_Treasures writes: CASSIE,
Welcome to the JMS SITE.You will never be dissapointed in this site.GOD'S BLESSINGS TO YOU and your style.Have a nice day.ROBERT. Posted: 12:14 pm on November 20th
EmmasNookandGranny writes: What a beautiful way to repurpose! Welcome to JMS, Cassie!
~Marge Posted: 8:18 am on November 20th
GreenerPastures writes: These are so cool!
Posted: 6:39 pm on November 19th
chippingcharm writes: So very beautiful! Welcome Cassie :) Laurel Posted: 5:23 pm on November 19th
suewhitney writes: Please welcome another NEW...contributor. Little Miss Sassy Cass, Cassie Smith. Sorry Cassie just had to say that! The author in me takes liberty where I can. Cassie is sassy good when it comes to her trade. She is an amazing reclaimed jeweler and I'm sure you will all agree her stuff is awesome! The apple does not fall far from the tree... Colleen Rausch of Stones Throw is her Mom...another very talented junk artisan. I love these stories! Please give Cassie a JMS style welcome and visit her JMS profile to learn more about her. Welcome, Cassie... we're all glad you're here! Can't wait to see more. Take Care, Sue Posted: 2:27 pm on November 19th
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