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envirocraft
« on: April 20, 2010 01:47:42 PM »

I finally got around to making jewelry from electrical parts! (I just finished my electrical engineering degree!)

First pair:  I found the metal part at Michael's on sale for $2.99!!! and then I painted resistors with gold paint, just so that they match better, but you can still see some of the stripes of the resistors!  LOVE THEM!

   


Here's the before of the resistors:


The painted resistors hanging on a clothes hanger!


Other pair:





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Thanks for looking! C & C welcome!

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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2010 01:54:33 PM »

I love to do that too (computer engineering degree)!   Wink I'll post them when I fix my camera!  Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2010 02:07:44 PM »

They are so interesting envirocraft!  I love them both!

Do people ask what they are or do they just comment on your earrings and then you tell them what they are?  I don't know that I would know what resistors looked like as jewelry if you had not explained earlier!

So talented!
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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2010 02:22:14 PM »

Congrats on getting your degree and on the pretty earrings!
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« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2010 02:22:53 PM »

both pairs are gorgeous!  The blue ones are more my style, but you rocked them both!
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« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2010 02:37:04 PM »

i love these! and i hav some spare bits from labs leftover so i may try it. great job
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« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2010 02:47:47 PM »

I love resistors. I've always thought they were neat looking. Very nice earrings.
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« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2010 03:35:19 PM »

I used to make resistor rings during circuits labs! 
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