DIY Embellished Chain Hoop Earrings

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Do you have a pair of old hoop earrings sitting untouched in your jewelry box? Transform them with stylish chains in a few simple steps.


– 1 pair of hoop earrings
– Box chain
– 6 large marquise rhinestones, matching or assorted
– 12 mini marquise rhinestones, matching or assorted
– Glue
– A ruler

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How to:

1. Cut 6 identical pieces of box chain, each approximately 2 inches (5 centimeters) long.

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2. Slip 3 of the box chains onto each hoop earring.

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3. Apply a dab of glue to the back of a large rhinestone.

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4. Stick the rhinestone onto the bottom of the center piece of box chain.

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5. Glue another rhinestone to the top of the same piece of box chain.

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6. Glue another rhinestone equidistant between the two rhinestones. Repeat with three rhinestones on the other earring.

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7. Apply some glue to the back of a mini marquise rhinestone.

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8. Line the box chains up and glue a mini marquise rhinestone on each outside box chain next to each of the rhinestones on the center chain.

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9. Repeat this for all 3 rhinestones on both sides on each earring, and you’re finished!

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Photo credits: Geneva Vanderzeil

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