STYLES FOR FACETED OR FLAT-BACK STONES
Our rare old connectors have hand-soldered bezels for cameos and cabochons or hand-soldered pronged
cups for faceted stones. They are all calibrated for stone size 10X8 oval. We have many stones available at our online
shop to accomadate almost any design.
These settings will occomodate any 10X8 calibrated stone including
Swarovski Crystal, Czech, Japanese Or German made stones.
RARE OLD CONNECTOR SETTINGS
Our old connector stone settings will add a professional touch to any design. These rare old connectors are from the 1940's era.
There are several different designs as shown in the illustrations below. We also have a small quantity of them available in custom plated finishes including sterling silver, antiqued
silver, antiqued gold, and oxidized copper.
IDEAS WITH JEWELED CONNECTORS
MAKE LOVELY MOTHERS DAY JEWELRY
By selecting birthstones for each child, you can create
lovely one-of-a-kind mothers day jewelry! Another interesting idea...the victorians used names
of stones to spell out words or initials in jewelry. Example: Connect together turquoise (T), amethyst (A) and jet (J). To
make the initials TAJ (Tammy Agatha Jones).
Just 3 jeweled connectors
were used to create this lovely victorian brass with vintage swarovski crystal amethyst bracelet.
These findings were used to create
the necklace and earring set shown at right. These connectors (shown above with a vintage fire opal stone), have very unique
fleur de lis prongs. These are closed back settings
with patterned/texturized backs.
You can get stunning results with just a few connectors. Earrings are so easy
to make! Just attach an earwire and dangle a bead at the bottom. Bracelets are made in a snap by just connecting them together
with a jumpring and adding a clasp.
can use these in very simple or very ornate work. These are beautiful with victorian style work but can also lend themselves
to all styles of work from gothic to renaissance, from victorian to art nouveau, and from art deco to contemporary
design including southwest, bali, ethnic and tribal.
We have acquired several different styles of these lovely
old brass connectors and have many different vintage rhinestones and cabochon stones in gemstone colors that
fit these settings.
Some of them we have custom plated in antiqued copper,
antiqued silver, sterling silver and antiqued gold and, a
s you may have noticed, some of them are for flatback stones
(cabochons and cameos) and some are for faceted stones.
All are available at our shop with or without stones
Add chain to create dramatic collar necklaces
Matching earrings are made in a snap! Just attach an earwire
and a dangle at the bottom.
This pronged, open back style has
hand soldered bezels and will fit faceted or flatback stones or cameos measuring 10X8mm oval.
We also have a fabulous assortment of old swarovski crystal
and czech glass stones that fit these lovely old settings.
We glued the filigree onto the leaf to create a loop at the top of the leaf. After the glue was dry, we just
attached the jeweled connector to the top loop in the filigree with a large jumpring which also created the bail.
These Are Just A Few Easy Ideas But Really There Are Just A Million
And One Designs You Can Create With Our Collection Of Vintage Jeweled Connectors.
also available in custom plated finishes.
Just 3 connectors
were used to create this unique dragonfly and pink tourmaline with mother of pearl necklace and earring set.