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Upcycle Necklace


About this design:

I made this necklace a long time ago and haven't worn it for a while until today, and I thought maybe I would post it because everyone has lost a favorite earring and felt terrible, but you can upcycle the remaining one into a nice necklace / pendant. This was a vintage clip earring. I took off the hinged clip part and threaded through the holes that the clip was inserted into, than crushed it down slightly so it doesn't scratch.

Components:

Earring, beading thread, 11/0 seed beads, accent beads, small bugle beads, clasp

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    This is a perfect way to save that one earring and still be able to use it.

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    So fun KR. I love multi-strand necklaces – and to be able to recycle your earring is great. Lovely, sparkly design.

  3. kye
    kye says:

    What a neat idea. Really pretty result too.

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