Found Objects in Use

Since I shared my obsession for and collections of found objects the other day, I might as well show you some of the jewelry in the CraftyHope Etsy shop that I've made with found treasures of the same ilk.
This Pump up the Volume necklace was made with a guitar knob that was probably just laying around the house (Pat's a musician)
As you can guess, the Lamp Finial necklace utilizes a lamp finial I picked up at an antique store.
In the Distraction earrings, you can see just one way that I've used hardware washers.
The focal in this Island necklace was made with some sort of found sewing notion (a grommit maybe) and a hollow pearl-like bead, both found.
Keys and buttons are some of my favorite found objects as you can see
The Key to Spring necklace
Curvy Earrings
There's quite a few more examples in the shop that you can check out for yourself.

As a side note; my grandmother was admitted to the hospital yesterday with some breathing issues. I'm staying with her for the time being. As such I'm not sure how present or absent I'll be for the next few days. Please say a little prayer or send us some good vibes for a speedy recovery.


  1. So many cute ideas! I'm always collecting little bits and bobs and never know what to do with them. Thanks for the inspiration!

    1. Kelsy - Thank you! Sometimes I think collecting and finding cool items is almost as fun as creating with them. I appreciate you stopping in! :)

  2. I envy how easily and beautifully you incorporate found goodies, Hope :)

    Please be assured of my thoughts and prayers for your grandmother's recovery.

  3. Hi Hope, I love all your jewelry made with found objects! Thanks for visiting my blog and your kind comments! Have a great day.

  4. Prayers coming your way, Hope. As a person with breathing problems, I have empathy for your grandmother.

    1. Sally - Oh, thank you so much! She's doing so well today and we hope she'll be released to go home soon. The prayers have definitely helped! I do appreciate it.

  5. What great designs! I really like the island necklace

  6. These are gorgeous pieces that are right up my alley! I can't wait to see more. I'm going to have to look harder for found objects. I hope your g-ma is doing better.

  7. Hi! Thankyou so much for your nice comments on my Bead Soup necklace! I appreciate it!
    I LOVE your found objects, and the lovely pieces you made! Especially the Turn Up The Volume! That made me laugh, and I love the necklace! Very creative!!


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