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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Vintage spoon fork pendants

Recycling spoons and forks for jewelry is a long standing craft dating back centuries. It made sense as traditional silverware is made from real silver.

Flatware and silverware jewelry was really popular a few decades ago and people are still making such adornment today. No wonder - the patterns on these cutlery are often beautiful.

Check out the super tutorial by Mary Andrews of the Contrary Garden blog
But these creations are available in my Etsy shop

gunadesign guna andersone vintage spoon fork pendants

gunadesign guna andersone vintage spoon fork pendants

gunadesign guna andersone vintage spoon fork pendants

gunadesign guna andersone vintage spoon fork pendants

gunadesign guna andersone vintage spoon fork pendants


Friday, April 22, 2016

Ornate Embroidery Patterns Stitched into Metallic Objects

In an attempt to subvert traditional embroidery culture, Lithuatian artist Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė applies standard floral and decorative patterns found in embroidery magazines to metallic objects like plates, spoons, lamps and even car doors.



Thursday, April 21, 2016

Summer Bracelets from Rubbber

There are a number of gorgeous jewelry trends I love, many of them incorporating nontraditional materials. One of my favorites is rubber in fine jewelry!

gunadesign guna andersone rubber bracelets

gunadesign guna andersone rubber bracelets