10 STEPS TO MAKE FASHION JEWELRY FROM BOTTLE CAPS
Step 1: MATERIALS & TOOLS
1. Washed / Clean Bottle Caps (HDPE)
2. String / small ropes
3. Small chains for earrings
5. Heavy metal objects (around 2kg) that can be put inside the oven
6. 2 Oven tray (around the same size)
1. Toaster / oven
3. Hole puncher
4. Eyelet pliers
5. Heat gun (if needed)
Step 2: STEP 1
Pre- heat your toaster / oven for about 1 or 2 minutes.
Step 3: STEP 2
Set your bottle caps on top of the tray into the shape that you want. (You can use different colours too)
For examples :
Step 4: STEP 3
On top of your bottle caps, put another tray filled with the heavy metal objects for around 2kg on top of the second tray. It should look like this.
Step 5: Step 4 & 5
Put the tray carefully inside the oven so that the bottle caps did’nt move around. Be careful, the oven is already hot
Heat the oven to 170 degrees for 15 minutes.
And now we wait...
Step 6: STEP 6
After 15 minutes, took out the tray (careful, it’s very hot!). The bottle caps should be melted and it will look like this.
Step 7: STEP 7
Now, you can turn the bottle caps into JEWELRY! :) First, you need to make a hole using a hole puncher to the bottle caps.
Step 8: STEP 8
Second, you have to at the eyelet using the eyelet plier, if you are not strong enough, you can hammer it down.
Step 9: STEP 9
Finally, you just had to tie it if you want to make a necklace or bracelet, or you can add the chain to make earrings. (You can also use heat gun to bend it a little bit)
Step 10: STEP 10
DONE!! Go wear it and make a fashion statement!! :)