Introduction: Beerrings

So aye, beer and earrings. There's a connection, actually I think it was whiskey that night, I also tried to steal a christmas tree for some reason... But aye, I woke up with the piercing the beering's in about a year ago... 

So this makes perfect sense. 

Right? 

I will get a woman to wear these! Without getting slapped or some speech about "trashy this" and "hillbilly that" 

*Again with the re-evaluate your life speech... This is the Beer Bangle all over again... 

There's more of this malarkey over on my site - killerjackalope.com

Any way... 

Step 1: Tools and Materials

Materials: 
 - Beer caps
 - Spare earring (Whoever left this here, my bad...) 

 Tools:
 - Pliers
 - Knife

If your project hasn't got a knife then it needs a hammer. If it has neither you must be knitting. 

Step 2: Cut the Cap

Cut a slit in the rim of the cap where you want the top of the earring to be. 

I just cut it with a knife, tin snips would probably be safer - if you're in to that sort of thing. 

Step 3: Mutilate Earring

So this dangly earring was lying about. 

I undid the hoops that stop it all coming to bits by slipping the tip of a knife in to the hoop and turning it. 

I took of them spangly lookin' beads and bent the hanging bit in to a shape it'd sit in behind the cap in. 

Step 4: Put It in the Slit

Slide the bottom hangy bit in to the slit.

Push it down and get it in the right position. 

Step 5: Close the Slit

With pliers, squash the ridges either side of the slit - this'll close it around the wire tightly, making the earring a thing. 

I suppose you could glue it if your slit was too wide but this is really solid. 

Step 6: Go Drinkin'

Go show off your new ear ornament, go show'em how you drink round here. 

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DIY-Guy made it!(author)2013-04-16

They're pretty.
Looks like the depth of the eco-recycling craze of the 60's has come to new highs.

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ccarreer made it!(author)2013-03-31

Alcoholic swag is what you have there, sir. Well done! Most excellent design.

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sunshiine made it!(author)2013-03-06

Clever! Thanks for sharing your beerrings! Have a splendorous day!
sunshiine

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killerjackalope made it!(author)2013-03-11

Thanks, enjoy yours too...

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kmac1 made it!(author)2013-03-07

Just straight up liked your instructable. It was fun to read, as well as a nifty idea! Thanks

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killerjackalope made it!(author)2013-03-11

Cheers, glad you enjoyed...

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jeanniedrop made it!(author)2012-12-05

Hey, knitting needles are handy tools too....helped fix a truck with them once...just sayin'

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bajablue made it!(author)2012-12-01

KillerJack: You're now... officially... a Rock Star!!!

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killerjackalope made it!(author)2012-12-01

Ha! Why so...

They called me that for ages on the music scene, then they switched to "The producer"

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poofrabbit made it!(author)2012-11-30

Great idea well done!

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killerjackalope made it!(author)2012-12-01

Cheers :)

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killerjackalope made it!(author)2012-12-01

Cheers :)

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