Vintage earring extravaganza

I used to buy vintage lots and ended up with many clip earrings I didn’t know what to do with. Lately I am brimming with fun ideas for how to use all those clips I thankfully held onto….. now I even go looking for these beautiful vintage earrings to create some wonderful vintage re-creations.

Here are some earrings I recently bought up at a flea market……………..

Here are some treasures from e-bay…………………

I turned these into posts after seeing my daughter paid an outrageous price for a pair at Anthropologie that look familiar (and aren’t even the real vintage!)………..

I put this fun colored clip earring onto a sterling back to make a pendant………………..

A few discarded clip earrings can combine to make a one of a kind bracelet…………..

And a few can make a statement necklace “pop”!

Just loving all the possibilities!

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9 responses to “Vintage earring extravaganza”

  1. Crafty Gal Linda

    What great finds! I am going on Ebay now to shop. lol I also need a flea market fix. When it gets warmer I want to go to Rice's in Lahaska. The earrings you got are gorgeous!

  2. Anne - Fiona and Twig

    I just love your creations!
    And yes, Anthro really does get away with robbery sometimes. Your stuff is way better!


  3. destrella

    Love to see those older pieces repurposed. Beautiful! :O)

  4. Sheila Rumney

    What yummy finds! Isn't it great to ponder the possiblities! Have a wonderful week.

  5. kate

    I LOVE that blue pendant! My roommate's Nordstrom catalog claims blue accessories are big for spring!

    And I had a gift card for the anthro earrings ;)

  6. Marianna

    LOVE them all!!! I'm so gaga over vintage bits…Those are gorgeous!

  7. The Neo-Traditionalist

    Such a brilliant idea!!! I have tons of vintage clip-ons that I wear all the time. They're so much fun and I feel good knowing they're the "real vintage" thing! Can't wait to see all the things you come up with! XO

  8. Andrea - Faded Plains

    The bowl filled with the earrings is so inspiring in itself…and the pieces you made are beautiful…Great job!

  9. Anonymous

    Can't wait to see your new creations! Noreen

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