Introduction: Lovely Lock Jewelry

Get on the padlock jewelry trend for fall with this easy dollar store brass lock jewelry diy. Add metal charms and rhinestones and rock the runway!

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial

Step 2: You'll Need

You'll Need

Chain

E-6000 Glue

Metal charms

Tiny brass locks

Jump rings

Lobster Claw

Pliers

Toothpicks

Stick on rhinestones

Step 3: Assemble the Pieces

Cut 4 pieces of chain to fit around your neck

Attach them to the lock and add jump rings and a closure at the back to create your choker

Add jump rings and earring wires to the keys to create earrings

Step 4: Add the Charms

Add jump rings and wires to create earrings with the tiny locks

Using a small bit of E-6000, glue on your small metal charms and let dry

Step 5: Add Rhinestones

Add rhinestone trim to the edges of the locks for some extra sparkle

Comments

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Shani+Druker made it!(author)2016-09-09

thanks so much for the tips; it helps a lot in my sculpture process

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Daniel+Thompson made it!(author)2016-04-01

Woah, I would never have guessed that locks might become such beautiful jewelry :) the silver and golden chains go together perfectly! One thing though - aren't the lock earrings too heavy for your ears?

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Mark+Montano made it!(author)2016-04-01

Hey Daniel, these were pretty small and quite light.

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lokaa.loky made it!(author)2014-12-13

nice

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blodefood made it!(author)2014-09-17

Awesome! Gold and silver colours together! So, who wears the key earrings and pendant? ;-)

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Mark+Montano made it!(author)2014-09-17

That would be my assistant.

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awesomelumens made it!(author)2014-09-17

wow

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Mark+Montano made it!(author)2014-09-17

:)

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Passion+Make made it!(author)2014-09-17

They look awesome :)

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Mark+Montano made it!(author)2014-09-17

Thanks Passion!

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wobbler made it!(author)2014-09-17

Nice designs. I'm glad to see you used a separate closure for fastening the neck chain together. Using the lock itself as a fastener is potentially very dangerous and would create a real danger of choking or hanging if the chain gets caught on something.

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Mark+Montano made it!(author)2014-09-17

I never thought of that! Great point.

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