What do you do with a broken bracelet?
A jewelsmith can repair a broken chain or necklace at the break or remove an unrepairable section, shortening it to a different length. If it has extensive damage, perhaps converting it into a bracelet could revitalize it and put it up front, on your wrist, where it could dangle and dance with new life.
What can I do with unwanted cheap jewelry?
Getting rid of jewelry
As for pieces you no longer want, donate them. Many charities accept fine jewelry donations, including Goodwill, the Salvation Army and Support Our Troops. If you want to unload costume jewelry, look into organizations such as Dress for Success, Suited for Change and I Have Wings .
What can I do with broken earrings?
If you enjoy making jewelry, there are several items you can repurpose the earring into, such as:
- Making a brooch from the earring. Break the backing or post off the earring, then glue to a brooch back. …
- Turning it into a hat pin embellishment. …
- Adding the brooch to a necklace, bracelet or bangle design.
What do you do with broken gold jewelry?
Most jewelry stores will purchase broken gold jewelry for recycling and pay you the value per gram. As for silver chains or bracelets, you can easily buy a new silver clasp at any of the major craft stores (Michaels/A.C. Moore/Joann Fabrics) and repair it yourself.