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DIY: Upcycled Glitter Jewelry
I must say, I'm a little chuffed about this project.
I kinda love it.

I used my vintage watches as bracelets and
made a necklace from a case that was missing it's wristband.

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  • How to make jewelry. Upcycled Glitter Jewelry - Step 1
    Step 1

    Use small pliers to remove the pin, to pull apart the front and back of case,
    then remove inner workings. Fill one side of case with a mound of fine glitter.
    Put front and back together, snap shut.
    Either glue the watch pin back in the hole or fill the hole with strong glue.

  • How to make jewelry. Upcycled Glitter Jewelry - Step 2
    Step 2

    TIPS: a)The more glitter you put in, the less movement you will have. And vice versa.
    I did the large bracelet about 75% full and the small one about 90% full. I like both results but I'm really into a lot of movement - it entertains me to shake the bracelet around like a snow globe.

    b)If you applied a layer of mod podge or glue on the bottom base, some glitter would stick and give a more uniform look and less movement, if that's what you're after.

    Disclaimer: I can't guarantee you won't get glitter all over you in this process. ;)

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Kinhime Dragon
Kinhime Dragon · Denton, Texas, US · 680 projects
This might be what I need to keep me entertained when I work, I mean being a cashier can be so boring
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