I've had some tart and jello antique tins floating around my craft cabinet(s) for a while now and I only just decided what to do with them. My antique silver plated utensils are wearing away and I wanted to do something special with them as well. So, I envisioned these chimes!!
Even Buddy and Chloe are a fan.
It wasn't too much work.
With the smallest drill bit I had, I made holes in each of the spoons handles (close to the ends) and around the bigger tin that they would go on. I also put two holes in the middle of the big tin.
I used earring hooks through each of the holes (around the edges and in the middle, then twisted the extra metal around itself to secure it.
To attach the spoons to the secured earring hooks, I used o-rings like this:
Then I put a hole in the vintage jello tin, put the top of the earring hook through the hole and twisted the base so that I could attach a vintage fake pearl necklace from the jello tin to the tart tin (attaching it with the o-rings).
At the top of the jello tin, I just took a bit of wire, went through the earring hole, and twisted it into a loop so that I could place the chimes anywhere I would like!!!
As an afterthought, I found a bit of curliqued metal from an old pair of earrings and added that to the middle of the tart tin, to give it a little extra va-voom.
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