Do you like nightlife? This instructable tells you all you need to assemble LED earrings, including the instructions to make a transparent battery holder. The battery holder has an ON/OFF switch so you can turn the earring off to save on battery life.
This instructable requires medium capacity skills. Soldering is not needed.  Battery life :  approximately 20 hours

Step 1: What You'll Need - Materials

  1   Battery, non rechargeable, 3 volt,   lithium CR 2032                   

  1   Neodymium raw magnet,  diameter 6 mm, height 2 mm NdFeB, N45
        you can find it here www.supermagnete.it/eng/
  2   Neodymium raw magnet,  diameter 3 mm, height 3 mm NdFeB, N45 
        you can find it here www.supermagnete.it/eng/
  1   Screw M2x6 , inox    
        you can find it here www.ebay.com
  1   French Ear wire
        you can find it here www.ebay.com
  1   Jump ring light diameter 5mm  
        you can find it here www.ebay.com
  1   Small piece of plexiglas sheet , thickness 5 mm

10   cm of coloured ribbon like shoe lace
  1   small piece of Aluminum bar 30 x 30 mm  
        you can find it here www.item24.com/
  1   High Bright LED 3mm    7150 mcd   3.2V    20mA typ.   item# 751-1502-ND  
        you can find it here /www.digikey.com/

or you can buy all components in a kit here http://www.plugandwear.com/default.asp?mod=product&cat_id=96&product_id=253

or you can buy the earrings ready to wear here  http://www.blomming.com/mm/aisidream/items/led-earring

<p>Looks heavy, probably wearing out your ears!?!</p>
Perfect Gift for a techie Wife! <br>Very good instructable.
Congrats on being a finalist!
nice project, i like that idea of using magnet as contacts and switch ;)
Instead of the white led, get some rgb 2 pin color changing ones. Rest would be same. <br>You can get them cheap on Ebay.
I will test them asap Thanks !!!
Hi Lorenzo. <br>You may may need a current limiting resistor in your circuit depending on the forward voltage of your LED. eg. Some LEDs have a forward voltage of 2v. You LED probabbly needs about 2mA for nice night glow, so you would use (3v-2v)/2mA= 500Ohms (470 Ohms would be close enough). Some blue and white LEDs have a much higher forward voltage and either not work, or not bneed the series current limiting resistor.
this is awesome!
thanks !!
I want to see the schematic diagram of this,please
<br>the shematic diagram of the led earring is the following <br><br>
never seen anyone use 8020 for accessories before!
How i would love to have a 3d printer im full of ideas but low on funding
Clean and elegant. Love it!
At first I thought it said lead earrings, ouch!
I can't stop giggling to myself, I love this so much! Cant wait to to try it, maybe with different color LEDs. I absolutely love the incorporation of the 80-20 aluminum bar slice.
This looks REALLY HARD! Is it?
Very good project!
Oh, those are fun, I'm glad you added in the ribbon, really makes it stand out :D

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