Along with a few beaded necklaces in the gift box I opened, there was an adorable copper pin with small pearls on either side of a carved coral rose. Copper is so popular right now, that I knew immediately I wanted to add more copper findings to the pin and turn it into a different type of jewelry piece. The result is this Re-Purposed Vintage Pin Necklace where I turned the pin basically into a pendant.
To make a similar Re-Purposed Vintage Pin Necklace, you will need the following tools and supplies:
1 Copper vintage pin or your choice (which should have some filigree or open metal areas that you can connect findings, wire, and/or other jewelry components to)
About 20 inches of medium width antiqued copper link chain
1 9mm Copper lobster claw clasp
1 8mm Faceted mother of pearl natural colored (as in not bleached) bead
1 2-inch Copper Head pin
2 5mm Copper jump rings