My mom gave me this locket I don’t know how many years ago. Originally it was on a chain. At some point (10 years ago or so) I made a new chain for it with amethyst chips, round purple glass beads, and sterling silver wire. I liked it at the time, but hadn’t worn it in years.
So a few weeks ago I decided the chain needed reworking – I wanted something more elegant and beautiful. I searched through my bead stash and found some faceted amethyst beads and round Swarovski crystals.
When I had the chain completed I dipped it into a liver of sulfur solution to darken it. What a difference that made! Before I dipped it I thought it was pretty, but once it was darkened it was gorgeous! I love it. I think sterling silver is so much prettier when it’s not so bright and shiny.
I just love my “new” necklace…
Has anyone else reworked a piece of jewelry? It’s so much fun!
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