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Penny Jewelry Tutorial

When making crafts with coins, here's how to clean them: make a scrub out of white vinegar and baking soda.When you mix the two it bubbles up so you may want to mix it over the kitchen sink. Make a paste, rub it on the pennies and let it sit a few minutes. Come back with an old toothbrush and give ‘em a scrub.


Use pennies for enameling - cheaper and sturdier than most round copper discs! Great size for jewelry. (these are so pretty... not that I will be hand-firing enameled pennies anytime soon!)


These earrings are so super cool and unique... and fresh off the press! Copper pennies hand-hammered and dented with just a little hint of

from Recyclart

How To Recycle Old Coins Into Jewelry

Old coins into jewels! - I love this, but it it also makes me a little sad that the original coin is destroyed...