Up from Fingertips to Earlobes

Deconstructed Keyboard Key Earrings

  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Materials: Discarded keyboard keys, earwire
  • Tools: Jewelry drill, pliers
  • Design execution: Ariauna Hickman
Upcycling Center at OWU logo that looks like a smiling box with arrows going from its sides to the opening on top

Both of these items are recyclable, but why not make something useful and fashionable? Honestly, we took apart the keyboards ourselves and are finding uses for the parts. Express yourself with your own keys dangling from your ears. You can wear your initials or “Alt” and “/”. Which directions would your arrow keys point?

Learn more about the Upcycling Center at OWU.