Lost Earring Necklace

I thought this was such a great idea that I just had to post it on my blog. This came from a very creative lady, her blog is “PILLOWS A-LA-MODE”. Check it out if you get the chance and have the time! ~ Julie


Have you ever lost one earring from a favorite pair? That’s happened to me several times lately. I’ve been wanting to incorporate the saved mates into a different piece of jewelry, and I finally figured out how!

At a craft show last fall a lady had the ingenious idea of attaching the round part of a bracelet closure to a necklace latch that could clip onto any necklace chain or cord and then attaching charms to the bar part of the closure that slips into the circle. I bought the latch and one charm (with some miniature scissors, a flower, and two crystal beads), and I love it! So, to make my “lost earring necklace,” I removed the earring findings, bought another bracelet closure the same size, attached the pretty parts of the earrings to the bar with a little wire circle, and closed it up with my needle-nose pliers…

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Debi
    Jun 29, 2012 @ 14:54:56

    Hi Julie – ingenious and very pretty, too. And a wonderful way to “recycle” jewelry pieces.


  2. pillowsalamode
    Jun 29, 2012 @ 15:55:23

    Wow . . . thank you for the shout out, Julie! I hope you make one and post it so I can see it! 🙂 Have a wonderful weekend! Best, Katherine


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