BUT, what I've discovered is . . . I love JUNK. Cast off items that no one loves anymore. Broken watches, metal pieces that belonged to something, who knows what, crazy old buttons, pins and single earrings with no mates . . . I love it all.
I see them all in artwork and having a new home where they will be treasured again. Take a look at my simple little finds:
I see a wonderful assemblage coming soon inside this metal clock case!