Kids + Safety Pin Jewelry

June 01, 2010, 08:16 am  Posted by Lark

aqua and line beaded braceletHere’s a blast from the past. Does this bracelet look familiar? Do you remember raiding your mother’s sewing kit to find safety pins to make jewelry? You’d decorate the pins with beads and link them together to create colorful bracelets and necklaces. Well, it’s still fun to do. Also very economical and eco-friendly.  Check out this great example from housewife.splinder. beaded braceletIt’s popular in other countries too. Here’s a bracelet from South Africa. beaded African braceletTry your hand at making a large piece. Look at this amazingly cool necklace from deviantart. This is a great inexpensive way to create jewelry and have fun.safety pin necklace


5 Responses

    paige says:

    Oh my gosh, I DO remember these! Remind me, how do you connect all the safety pins? (My daughter just insisted on buying a huge supply of pink and purple mini-beads this weekend — this is perfect for them.)

    Sharon Wagner says:

    What fun!! I haven't seen this in years! I knew I should have bought those bulk packages of safety pins last summer!!

    OMGosh, yes I remember these. I still have one my daughter made for me.

    debbieb97 says:

    I remember making some kind of Christmas ornament with safety-pins long ago.

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