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« on: February 02, 2006 11:35:52 AM »

My Bio teacher is a fan of all my recycled crafty-ness. So when someone left a  big silver hoop earring in her classroom and nobody claimed it, so she gave it to me with the challenge of "make something out of this" So I need some ideas... Thanks!


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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2006 11:37:23 AM »

you could use it as a bag handle.......
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« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2006 12:05:02 PM »

For a very tiny bag, I suppose. It's not that large, so a bracelet wouldn't work either. Thank you for the suggestion.
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« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2006 02:19:50 PM »

Are you allowed to solder anything? If you could solder them together, you could use some copper foil and make them into a suncatcher for a window. Wrap the cut pieces of glass with the copper foil, solder them onto the "frame", solder them together like a figure 8, with a little piece of wire at the top to hang it in a window. You could also macrame them together and make some kind of little mobil . Use  yarn to make a kind of ojo de dios with them.I would give you more ideas, but I don't know if you are allowed to use other stuff with the earrings (like the mobil would be)
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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2006 07:22:32 AM »

That's such good ideas! I might try that.. Thanks!
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« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2006 06:07:37 PM »

Are they big enough for napkin rings? You could hang some beads off of them and tuck in an embroidered napkin.

Or, as a holder for other charms and beads as a pendant. Put beads on bits of funky ribbon and yarn, hang them from the earring and then run a chain through the earring too and wear it. You could make one for you and one for your teacher....

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