A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
October News: Kindness Craft Challenge   Vote for your favorite entry by Sunday, October 15!
Total Members: 314,462
Currently Running With Scissors:
312 Guests and 4 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Guitar Pick earrings  (Read 989 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: July 12, 2006 02:52:28 PM »

Hi people. this is my first time posting in the jewlery section. I went to southwest Ireland with my college a couple weeks ago, and found these amazing guitar picks while shopping in Tralee. I immediately thought they would make great earrings, so i bought 4 of them; two to play with and two to make earrings out of. They were 50 cents euro each. so yesterday i bought some earring making stuff at jo-anns, and it was on sale!
i cut equal lengths of chain, attached them to the earring part, then attached a larger loop to the bottom. to poke holes in the picks, i heated a thick needle with a candle and then poked it through. it went fairly easily, and the excess plastic came off really easily. i then put the picks through the bigger loop thing and closed. the total cost for everything was under $5, and i still have plenty of chain and earring parts left.

(technically the flag is green, white, and orange, not the other way around, but i wanted the picks to look the way they do. i looked it up though, and found that the OLD irish flag was orange, white and green, so technically i'm not wrong)
and on:

thanks in advance for looking, and let me know what you think!
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2006 03:00:09 PM »

those are awesome.  i would wear those every day!  the irish chose such good colors for their flag.

i'm also completely jealous that you went to ireland....lucky

greenspan still rocks my monetary policy
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2006 03:00:36 PM »

Very neat! I haven't seen guitar pick earrings like that before  Roll Eyes (Let alone, those guitar picks!)

Back from a long hiatus!
PM me about personal swaps Tongue

Wists: http://www.wists.com/bonbonz101
Style blog: http://mypolychromelife.blogspot.com
Check out my vintage Etsy store!: http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6023310

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Mini Top Hat
They Only Love You For Your Brain
Meatless Monday: Creamy Spinach and Potato Baked Eggs

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.