Thursday, September 13, 2012


I have been making several necklace designs with vintage metal tassels.  I added aged rhinestones to each tassel and hung the long ones from mercury glass orbs, natural stones, brass beads, and rhinestone filigrees.  I added 30" of etched bronze metal chain for a simple look and ease of wear.  I really enjoy wearing these long necklaces with loose and flowing tops this year.  They also look wonderful layered with other shorter necklaces for an eclectic feel.

 Crystal glass nugget
 Mercury glass orb 

Rhinestone Filigree 
 Turquoise Nugget

 Green Jasper 
Terracotta Jasper
 OOAK Copper/Brass & Turquoise Cross
Vintage Brass Filigree

I made some shorter necklaces using smaller vintage metal tassels with the added rhinestones and rhinestone filigrees.  Perfect to pair with other In Small Spectacles pieces like the locket shown here:

Here are the tassels suspended  from natural stone skull beads and rhinestone filigrees.  Perfect for Halloween without going all Gothic and weird.  Just a dark, but fun, edge. 
 White Turquoise Skull 
Red Magnesite 
 Black Jasper
Have a great weekend!