What can I do with old earrings

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They make my ears weep

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  • use them to jazz up candles, or glue to painted jars to give them some glitz. I have also seen people use them on wreath to give some bling.
  • FL FL on Aug 08, 2017
    Weep? You can use them as bling to dress up so many craft projects. Some can be re-fashioned into pendants to wear on a chain around your neck. if they are real gold or silver or have gemstones in them you can sell them or have them made into a pin or ring by a jeweler. have fun!
  • Granny92306 Granny92306 on Aug 08, 2017
    I remove the backs and then glue magnets to them. They make very pretty fridge magnets
  • Linda Linda on Aug 08, 2017
    Glue them onto bobby pins or hair combs. Home less shelter may also appreciate them
  • Dee Gonyea Dee Gonyea on Aug 08, 2017
    I have a pair of owl earrings that are not my style at all, but were a gift from a woman very special to me. I painted a small canvas black, then painted a silver tree. I poked the earring through the canvas, so it looks like the owls are perched on the branch.
  • Fiddledd224 Fiddledd224 on Aug 08, 2017
    How about donating them to your local HS for costumes for plays?

  • Pinkflmgo626 Pinkflmgo626 on Aug 08, 2017
    what about turning them into pins or pendants; I think pinning them on a jacket lapel or fabric purse would be really cute.
  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Aug 08, 2017
    Donate them to a Charity Shop, Take them apart and make New Jewellery Pieces. Mount them and set in Picture frame as Wall Art. Sew them on to Clothes or Cushions etc............
  • Mumandp Mumandp on Aug 08, 2017
    If You make Your own greeting cards they make lovely embellishments once the back metal rod is removed. Or You could turn them into fridge magnets depending on the size, style, etc.. You can stick them in pillar Candles to make them festive table centerpieces......Let Your imagination loose and You will be flooded with ideas for repurposing. Blessings, Michelle
  • I had 2 long paragraphs typed for you and then, pouf! The page "refreshed" itself, my work of art gone in a second. Aargh!!!! Here is a link for you. Lots to do with them!

  • Pandalana Williams Pandalana Williams on Aug 08, 2017
    You can repurpose them into Christmas ornaments :)
  • Mandy Mandy on Aug 08, 2017
    you can decorate with old earrings, attach to old knives, forks or spoons for beautiful plant stakes.
  • C. D. Scallan C. D. Scallan on Aug 08, 2017
    I saw a lovely piece of art today made from old costume jewelry . Someone had taken a wooden frame , painted and distressed it. Inside they crafted a large tree and distant landscape , all from old jewelry ! It was beautiful and it looked like the kind of jewelry my grandmother used to wear. I'm guessing that it may have had sentimental value to the artist as well .