If you're a habitual thrift store and consignment store shopper, then you know that every now and then you'll stumble upon a vintage necklace or ring that has one part that's sooo pretty, but the rest looks pretty tacky or too old. Give new life to the little bits of vintage jewelry you've collected by repurposing them into a brand new necklace.
There is no dearth of vintage and vintage style product. In reality, combining both ideas is probably the most practical. B'sue's point is to encourage you to explore what you have before dismantling anything, and to encourage you to grow as an artist. Many examples are provided in this video.