DIGITAL Watch Parts!

I saw a lot of these digital watch components on Etsy and I HAD to have them. Being such a computer geek, I’ve always wanted to figure out some way to incorporate circuitry into my jewellery, but computer parts are always so clunky. But these seemed like they might do …

Vintage-y Goodness! Skeleton Keys & Buttons :)

An unexpected burst of energy after supper resulted in 3 new pieces for today! The buttons have been laid out in these colour combinations on the workbench for at least a couple of weeks but I just couldn’t make it work in my head. I added the inverted washers, which …

Clock Part Pendants

My future mother-in-law’s mother passed away a couple of months ago and left behind a large clock. Laird took apart her clock to harvest the parts and I wrapped them into pendant/brooches for his mom. She wrote a poem and I packaged them up and she gave them to her …

Art Nouveau Hammered Necklace

A book of art nouveau designs caught my eye as I was passing the bookshelf in my downstairs hallway on the way to the studio so I grabbed it and brought it down with me. Flipping through was pretty inspiring so I grabbed a heavy-gauge wire and my hammer! There’s …

Steampunk? I think?

I went just a *little* dangle-crazy with the last batch of steamfunkery pieces. I couldn’t help it! I dug out all the metal bits and bobs I could find and in there were these chandelier-earring-type findings that just begged to be incorporated and to have things hanging off them. And …

Steampunk-y Gears

I’ve been doing a version of these for a while, but this is the first time I’ve had access to real watch parts (mostly I’ve been using scrapbooking embellishments). I had a great time putting together complex elements to then wire-wrap. I also had some success with photography! I believe …

Locks & Gears

Previous versions of these pendants have sold well so I kicked it up a notch! I added lock and key charms and these are made of variations of silver, gold, bronze, copper, and vintage bronze wire. They’ll be available at the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design within the …