diy copper bar earrings

May 21, 2014


diy copper bar earrings | almost makes perfect

i loooove those modern bar earrings i feel like i’m seeing everywhere lately — so decided to make my own using some super tiny copper pipe i’ve had sitting around for a while. just like last week, this is another DIY that takes only a few minutes!

diy earrings | almost makes perfect


super super tiny piping : this comes in all metallics at my hardware store
earring posts and closures
needle nose pliers
super glue

diy bar earrings | almost makes perfect


01 | cut down your earring posts to be as tiny as possible, do this by holding onto one with your pliers and snipping.

02 | cut down your pipe to whatever size you want, i just eyeballed it!

03 | glue together! let dry overnight.

04 | if you’re making as a gift, to make a paper backing for your earrings, just cut out a piece of card stock and poke holes with your studs. i prettied mine up by sloppily stamping before cutting!

diy bar stud earring | almost makes perfectdiy copper stick earrings | almost makes perfect

32 comments on “diy copper bar earrings

  1. Pingback: Let's Talk : Creative Ruts - The Crafted Life

  2. Pingback: Weekend Links. « That Charming Life

  3. Pingback: Drink This :: Make That - Lemon Ginger Cocktail - DIY Craft Kits, Craft Supplies, Online Craft Supplies, Monthly Craft Subscription Box, Craft Projects - Whimseybox

  4. Pingback: My Blog

  5. Pingback: Five For Friday // 21 | Quite Bookish

  6. Pingback: 5 DIYs para intentar este fin de semana | Cosas Molonas | Blog de Inspiración & DIY |

  7. Pingback: Friday Favourites: October 23, 2014 | see, love, covet

  8. Pingback: Simple Jewelry DIY Roundup | Wattlebird

  9. Pingback: 15 Awesome Jewelry DIYS (that would make great holiday gifts!) - The Crafted Life

  10. Pingback: 15 Awesome Jewelry DIYS (that would make great gifts!) - The Crafted Life

  11. Sharon

    Hi Molly, great earrings :) I would imagine that the edges of the copper tube as well as the earring posts will be quite sharp (where they have been trimmed). Would that cause the wearer any discomfort? And if so, would you just file the edges slightly? Thanks :)

  12. Sonja

    very nice … one can always file the sharp edges, but well, I love copper & have turned green. Which is a nice variation, you can do so much w/copper … verdigris, torch it

  13. Pingback: DIY inspiration #1 | Another Blogger

  14. Pingback: 10 DIY Birthday Gift Ideas | Jewelry Pendants

  15. Melissa Page

    I love minimalist jewelry – so elegant! The only problem I might have with this is lose it because it’s small and can hardly be seen when it falls to the floor

  16. Pingback: Make your own jewellery | kim geldenhuys

  17. Pingback: DIY: Top 3 stud earrings | Hapiness Wherever You Go

  18. Pingback: 25 Gorgeous DIY Projects Using Copper

  19. Pingback: Awesome DIY Projects Using Copper

  20. Pingback: Fantastic DIY Projects Using Copper

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *