Introduction: Hex Nut Bracelet & Earrings
Hex Nuts Rock!I don't know why but I really love Hex Nuts! When I was a teenager I did my first Hex Nut Earring (which is one of my favorite earrings and I still wear it).
The other day I went to a hardware store and I found very cheap hex nut packs. I had to buy a pair! Since I bought them I've made a lot of jewelry with them (which I will upload progressively).
By the way, in my language, hex nuts are called "females" and I like to wear them as a feminist symbol: a hard and resistent female ready to rock!
You need two pliers, rings and hex nuts. Once you have them you're ready to start!
Take a ring, open it and insert two nuts. Then close the ring.
I'd recommend to close and open the rings with two pliers. It's easier than using only one.
Take another ring, open it and insert one nut and close it.
Repeat the third step as many times as you need to obtain the desired size.
Step 5: To Make the Earrings
To make the earrings I used 5 nuts and an earring hook. But the actual number depends on your particular tastes.
You only need to insert a ring in the last nut and insert the earring hook instead of a nut. And there goes your earring!
Step 6: To Make the Bracelet
In case you want to do the bracelet:
On one end you have to insert a ring (where the lobster clasp will be attached to close the bracelet). And on the other end, insert a ring and a clasp. And here goes your bracelet!
And you're going to obtain a thing like this!