madeline 726

lately i”vebeen slightly obsessive with my quest for an antique skeleton key. it all started with watching an unremarkable movie on the TV with my mom. the movie was average but what really got my attention was the old house as the main setting. it was beautiful and all the rooms were locked up. each room had a key and a master skeleton key that opened all of them. the master key was an intricate old key that unlocked all of the secrets of the generations who lived there before.

madeline 741

I love the idea of a key, how it can symbolize opportunities and reveal your darkest secrets. after seeing the movie i decided that i MUST obtain one for myself and so my quest for a skeleton key started. i went to six antique and thrift stores and none sold keys. some had lots of keys but they wouldn’t sell them. finally after fruitless efforts i came across the most darling antique store and found what i sought for!

these three key necklaces are the results.

madeline 740madeline 736madeline 738madeline 727

at the rate i’ve been making jewelry i think i might start selling it again; i work at a bead store in the summer so making jewelry is sort of unavoidable. sorry i’ve been such a bad blogger but lately my life has been extremely uneventful.




Filed under summer

3 responses to “Keys

  1. LOVE is the Key that opens all of the doors. It is the Master Key. This website has THE LOVE KEY and now has it in a pewter with leather chain..all green and lead free and made by hand for $9.99. Check it out! I think this is the key you have been looking for!~


  2. sex master

    ………….. BEADNIKS!<3

    it's nice to see you're alive

  3. rainyramblings

    šŸ™‚ I ā¤ Keys! šŸ˜€ Hehe. I really like the necklaces you made. And… there's a good chance I'd buy one off you when you get home. Speaking of: How the FRICK are you? I miss you so much.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s