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5 Ways To Repurpose Old Jewels
5 Ways To Repurpose Old Jewels
Sep 10, 2018

We believe that every piece of jewellery has its own unique story to tell. From the form, colour and variety of stone and metal chosen to make it, to the particular design created to set it – each step is a labour of love and beauty.

With time however, trends may change, wear-and-tear may occur, or the purpose of the piece may turn obsolete. If your treasure chest has a few such beauties – those that you love but simply haven’t been able to wear in years – add another chapter to their tale with a few inventive alterations.

1.Pendant to Ring
A smaller-sized pendant without any drops or dangles can, most often, be turned into a chic cocktail ring. If you want to be sure, simply place it on your finger and see how it sits and feels. This can also be done in reverse – an old ring to a simple pendant, if you don’t wear rings.

2.Multi-stone Ring to Pendant
Heirloom rings can sometimes feel too dated because of the style of their setting. If you have one with multiple stones, it can be reinvented to become a contemporary pendant with a complete overhaul. Ask your jeweller if the individual stones can be removed from the setting and placed in a suspended cluster within a metal ring, to create something  > Read More 5 Ways To Repurpose Old Jewels