Nail polish can be a great tool for making-over, updating, or re-vamping jewelry. I used it for this bracelet . . .
. . . back for 30 Days for 30 Dollars, tutorial here.
Yesterday, I found this little necklace at the thrift store for $1 -
Cute image, but I thought it would be better with a little color. Nail polish to the rescue!
My new and improved necklace -
I just painted it with nail polish. Then dabbed on some antiquing glaze - the same stuff I used for this project - to take some of the shine off.
Here's a hint - nail art polish works well for very small bits of color because it comes with these very thin brushes (sorry, not the best photo). I got mine at the dollar store.
Here's another necklace that I made a long time ago, back before I started this blog:
gold brooches, painted with nail polish, then attached together with jump rings