BEL’OCCHIO … the beautiful eye
THE DREAM DRAWER OF FORGOTTEN JEWELLERY
Moonlight caught pearls.
Burnished gold and silver.
Earrings we loved for the moment then set aside.
In a drawer of long ago dreams.
They lay forgotten.
Unloved. Unworn. Uncomfortable.
Clip- on and vintage screw-on earrings so uncomfortable we wear them for an hour or two then reluctantly remove them. Put them away and forget about them.
You can rescue clip-on and screw-on earrings by turning them into post earrings for pierced ears. This is easy peasy to do, and you can do it yourself.
You need wire cutters (heavy duty ones)
A file (you may need this to file rough edges)
E-6000 glue (this works the best for me)
Some tooth picks
Earring posts and backers (available at craft shops)
Remove the clips using the wire cutter.
Clip off the earring clip as…
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