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I'm going to recycle all those bricks...


About this design:

Our home is flowing over with Lego bricks: my boy and his friends love them. So I thought, why not make them necklaces of Lego... My son and two of his best friends happen to have their birthdays quite close too, and we arranged his birthday party together with one of them (that's why there are 18 candles: 9 each!). I made the cake to look like a Lego brick too...

Components:

I drilled holes in Lego bricks, each got his favorite color. The metal rings are of soldered sterling silver (to strenghten, and avoid sharp corners). Various leather cords and lace, and some small large-hole stone beads from LB.

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I LOVE LEGOS!!! These are cute. I actually have a.lego necklace I bought. It makes a heart. But it is two rectangular flat plates.which each have a curved side. Snap one on top of the other and voila heart.

  2. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    These are too cute,and wow on that cake!
    This will be a very special memory for him someday. (sniff sniffle) ;)

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    What a clever idea, I might steal it for one of my grandsons , yummy cake too :D

  4. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    What a creative and meaningful idea for party favors!!

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love toys for jewelry! :D

    Very special necklaces to go with a special cake.

    I’ve been thinking about doing something similar with dominoes. Let’s all raid the toy box!!! :D

  6. pearlsandme aka Monica
    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Thanks all!!
    Deb, my son actually immediately thought that he could use the brick as a “starting block”, attaching minifigures and other stuff onto it for a change! Not that he has worn it much yet… he is not much into jewelry… but I think he would feel left out if I make things for everyone else I know!
    I’ve seen Lego necklaces and earrings before too, but they were larger bricks — better to use flat ones for wild boys…could be varied endlessly!
    BTW, the ring through the brick is not fused, of course, but all the other silver parts are.

  7. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    So cleaver.

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Great idea! :) LOVE it!

  9. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    What a fantastic idea! Love them!

  10. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Cool! And a fabulous cake too!!

  11. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    What a cute idea to re-purpose legos!

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