Intro: Bicycles Spoke Earring
Always in search for an earring, I tried an idea with a stainless bicycle spoke. I like it.
Step 1: The Spoke
I asked the cat at the bike shop for rhe biggest diameter, longest, stainless steel spoke he had. Cost $2.....dang!
Step 2: Other Parts & a Plan
I had been thinking of this one for a while.
What I did was cut the head of the spoke off. I then cut my length desired from above the threads at other end.
From there I bent my mini spoke and filed head and shaft to fit for solder.
I used Silverbrite 100 lead free solder and the bead I added covers the sweat joint.
The hardest part was securing the two together while while several attempts where made in the solder department.
Several tries and time on a file to beautify, I used some Krazy Glue to set the bead and I was ready for a test fit.
Step 3: Finish GOODS
I used a Sharpie to shade the star on the head. After a fast polish to bring out the logo, I was good to go.
Picture me rolling.