All of my pieces are handmade and one-of-a-kind. They are rustically elegant. Many of the tins are antique and show signs of wear and tear. I think it just adds to the beauty of the piece, which has had a history. The tin flower is a little larger than 0.5 inches in diameter and is hung on an 18 inch, 1 mm sterling silver bead chain.
This particular flower pendant is made from a tin box with the same print as the first tin I collected as a child. One day, at my best friend's grandmother's house and I saw the tin and complimented her grandmother on the tin. I told her grandmother how much I liked it and she said, "Marian, you can have that." I was delighted however hesitant because it might not be good manners to accept. I thought my Mom would be mad at me for accepting it however at that moment, I went against my Southern upbringing, which would have been to politely decline, and said: "Thank You!" This time I could not refuse because it was SO BEAUTIFUL, so many flowers, so many colors. I cherished it! I will never forget this tin, her or that moment. I later found out that it originally held English Toffee. I love toffee and that "sweetened the pot" even more.
Tins and collecting them bring back happy memories. I love using tin boxes in my work, giving them a new life in a one-of-a-kind jewelry piece that hopefully you will love and enjoy wearing for many years to come.
All of my pendants come wrapped in a box. If you are buying them as a gift for someone I can ship to them and add a gift card. Thank you for looking! I am also happy to take requests for different color combinations so feel free to contact me.