Add to GuideAsk a Question
To Top

Making Recycled Earrings

Category Jewelry
making earrings
Use your imagination when reusing materials to create new earrings. This is a guide about making recycled earrings.
Ad

Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

April 14, 2015

Re-style jewelry from thrift shops, garage sales, or from your own stash.

Total Time: 15 - 20 minutes

Yield: depends on the number of earrings you have

Supplies:

  • 1 pair of hoops ($.50)
  • 1 pair of fish hooks or desired hooks ($.10)
  • 1 pair of eye pins ($.10)
  • 1 needle nose pliers
  • 1 flat nose pliers
  • 2 or more beads of choice ($.10)
Ad

Steps:

  1. Start with an old pair of hoops. I found these at my local Goodwill. They were 50 cents a pair.
  2. Un-clip the hoops.
  3. Pull the hoop apart slightly
  4. Ad

  5. Continue to pull the hoop apart
  6. At this point you will start to push the hoop back together, with the stem part slightly higher so that it can go through the opening. You want to be able to pull the hoop through that opening.
  7. Ad

  8. Continue to pull the hoop through the opening, while pushing the opening down. You can make the loop as big or small as you want.
  9. Repeat this process on the other hoop.
  10. Ad

  11. Using your needle nose pliers, bend the part of the hoop that you just pushed through the opening and bend it back in the opposite direction until it standing straight. Repeat the process to the other hoop. Put the earrings together to make sure they match and to make adjustments.
  12. Now take your needle nose pliers and bend the tip at the end. You should now have a hook.
  13. Ad

  14. Continue to close the stem until you make a circle. I now added my hooks (fish hooks) by opening the bottom loop. To secure the fish hooks, close the bottom loop of the fish hooks.
  15. This step is optional. For an extra added touch, I attached a bead in the center. I used 3/4" eye pins to attach the beads.
  16. After putting the beads on the pins I bent the pin to make a hook. I repeated the process on the other bead.
  17. I attached the hooks to the middle of the hoops (attach through the opening). Closing the hook, I repeated the process on the other hoop. Now you have a completed new pair of earrings.
  18. You can make this with all your old hoops for a fresh update look. Here is the a completed pair without the added beads.
Comment Was this helpful? 2

December 14, 20150 found this helpful

This guide is about decoupage Scrabble tile earrings.The square wood pieces of a Scrabble game can be reused in a variety of craft projects. Decoupage special images to them to create unique earrings.

Decoupage Scrabble Tile Earrings

Read More... Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
In This Guide
Old Jewelry in Box
Recycled Jewelry Craft Ideas
Categories
Crafts Recycled Crafts JewelryJune 16, 2015
Guides
Craft: Jump Ring Earrings
Making Jump Ring Earrings
Recycled Jewelry Barrettes
Recycled Jewelry Barrettes
Making Creamer Carton Pull Tab Rings
Making Creamer Carton Pull Tab Rings
Decoupage Scrabble Tile Earrings
Decoupage Scrabble Tile Earrings
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/18 12:08:43 in 672 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!