Tuesday, December 14, 2010

A Pocket Watch Necklace

I didn't have the camera out so I scanned this necklace, pic doesn't do it justice but it's fun anyway.
I used an old octagon shaped pocket watch case and put in a piece of an old German book page with an image I found online a long time ago. I wish I had saved the info on where it came from so if you recognize the image please leave a comment telling me it's origins. :-) 
I then added Glossy Accents to the top of the image and because I didn't seal the collage before adding Glossy Accents it soaked into the two layers making them slightly transparent, which I love the look of. 
I then added the velvet ribbon, and old rhinestone buckle and clasp with an old rhinestone button hanging on the end.

Sorry I haven't been around as much lately, I'm hoping to get back on here more often after Christmas. I've been so busy making things and working and there just aren't enough hours in the day.

I hope you have a very Happy Christmas!

10 comments:

sissie said...

This piece is so lovely. I am amazed at artist such as yourself who can create such beautiful works of art.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a nice comment. I love your blog and I'll be following you.

hugs
Sissie

Netty said...

Terrific idea and it looks fab Thespa. Have a very happy Christmas. Annette x

Createology said...

Love this and what a happy accident to find transparency in your watch. Happy Holly Jolly Joy to you...

Lynn Stevens said...

Its Gorgeous, I have a couple of old pocket watches just waiting to be altered.
Sorry I havent been over lately, those tags had me tied up!
hugs Lynn

Lululiz said...

What a pretty piece! I also love the colour of the velvet ribbon you used.

Heidi Meyer said...

OH. SNAP.!! I LOVE this piece!! The colors, the hardware, the images - so gorgeous!! xxoo Heidi

Diane said...

This is just gorgeous, Thespa.
Hugs, Diane

Sandy Michelle said...

You make the coolest stuff! Merry Christmas my friend! Sandy xo

Gaby Bee said...

Merry Christmas to you and yours; may the New Year keep you safe, healthy, and creating more art so I can continually be inspired.

Gaby xo

spindelmaker said...

This is lovely! And I absolutely adore your Etsy-garden-gate mixed media piece. You didn´t write how big it was though?

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