My friend Pat gave me her treasure - an old brass ring which she grabbed riding a carousel
Since Pat likes the color yellow, I used a golden crochet yarn and covered the entire ring using a blanket stitch and then pushed the loops towards the inner circle. Then I used dark green embroidery thread and with a needle secured this thread as seen in the photo. this gave me the base for weaving the basket for which I used variegated silk thread.
Now I needed to weave a base for the flowers and I used green embroidery thread for that
Finally I used red embroidery thread and made French knots creating the roses.
Since this ring is quite heavy, it could not be made into a pin, but I attached a removable
gold chain using claw clasps.
I hope my friend Pat will like the transformation of her carousel ring and I can't wait to give it back to her :-)