Project Description

Who is this project for? Women What are you most proud of? They are made using throw away pieces. I think they are pretty to look at and they are displayed on my dresser What advice would you give someone starting this project? Enjoy the hunt for old beads and junk jewelery from thrift stores and friends

What you will need

  • I used broken jewelry and pieces from local thrift shops. I purchased hatpin blanks on line.

Q&A with Joan Nussberger

sdzavala421676 asked:
Did you use a crimp bead to hold the beads in place??? These are just sooooo cute.
Joan Nussberger answered:
No, I use the clutch that comes with the blank hat pin... thanks!
The Green Thrum asked:
Where did you find the hat pin blanks?
Joan Nussberger answered:
I bought mine on eBay. They are also available from Fire Mountain Gems.