Beaded safety pin creations became all the rage of craftsmanship in the late 1950's and continues to find an audience even today. A member of my family recalled that "Aunt Gladys made those. I can barely remember her, but there for a while everybody was getting those little things from her on every occasion for gift giving." A good wash with hot water and soap as well as a bit of brass polish (using a toothbrush) and these two burst back to life. Green plastic beads and safety pins snapped together to make a matched pair of candle holders. Wouldn't they look great at Christmas with red candles?
Measure 3-1/4 inches tall. Top opening is 3/4 inch. Standard size candles may have to be shaved a bit to fit properly. Tapers would probably suit better. Bottoms are 4 inches across. Note that the last photo shows a before and after polishing.
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