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Sometimes you just have to stand back and look at things a new way. As an amateur radio operator I always wondered if there was a way to re-purpose the old, used, non-working vacuum tubes.... Vacuum tubes are delicate, intricate, little works of glass art used to power radios and other equipment...
|MadScientistsDesigns: vintage vacuum tubes|
Out of this a business was born: MadScientistsDesigns. Over the years I have created different jewelry and Christmas ornaments with these little beauties:
|MadScientistsDesigns: vacuum tube Christmas ornament|
|MadScientistsDesigns: vacuum tube ornament Victorian silver|
|MadScientistsDesigns: My Lady in Chains|
|MadScientistsDesigns: Steampunk vacuum tube cufflinks|
|MadScientistsDesigns: Steampunk Tesla Vacuum Tube Necklace|
|MadScientistsDesigns: Butterfly Art|
|MadScientistsDesigns: Steampunk Vacuum Tube & Filigree Barrette|
|MadScientistsDesigns: Steampunk Vacuum Tube Earrings - Copper Drops|
I continue to create with vintage vacuum tubes, but I have also learned new jewelry styles and techniques. You can see more vacuum tube jewelry and my other creations here.
What can you breathe new life into?