Do Over: More Than Meets the Eye

Early Mexican Silver Earring...

Sometimes you come across a piece of jewellery history — just a piece mind you, not the whole set. In this case I found one beautiful Mexican silver and coral cabochon screwback earring from the 1920s. The odds that I would ever find it’s mate are next to nil, so to bring this beauty back to life, I snipped off the screw and bent the stem into a bale. Voilà! A pretty pendant (see below).

Although now I’m thinking it might make an even prettier ring…
... Early Mexican Silver Pendant