How to Make New Jewelry that Looks Ancient

by Michele Rappoport.
(Tucson, Arizona, USA)

How to Make New Jewelry that Looks Ancient by Michele Rappoport - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Blue Green Patina Earrings (front)

I’ve always loved transforming something humble like a found object into a piece of jewelry, but my obsession hit a peak recently when I started working with patinas.

How to Make New Jewelry that Looks Ancient by Michele Rappoport - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Blue Green Patina Earrings (back)

I used the Swellegant line of patinas and dyes to transform an ugly component from an old necklace into these earrings.I added some beads and handformed brass coils and voila! – a brand new set of ancient earrings.

How to Make New Jewelry that Looks Ancient by Michele Rappoport - featured on Jewelry Making Journal

Blue Green Patina Earrings (hanging)

Michele Rappoport
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