Easy Earring Transformation

My sister gave me these lovely earrings for my birthday.

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The only problem is they’re a little heavy for my ears.   Years ago, one of the hoops I was wearing stuck to my sweater.  Ever since then, I’ve avoid earrings that pull my ear lobes down.

Here are the earrings before  the transformation.

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They don’t look that heavy, but they are for me.   I have issues.

I really liked the earrings, but I knew I wouldn’t wear them unless I lighten their load.

I visualized how they would look if I removed the heaviest part: the oval mother-of-pearls.  I liked what I saw.

I grabbed a pair of needle nose pliers I bought for my daughter and removed them.

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It took about five seconds.

Voila!  An easy and pretty transformation.  I like the metal finish.  There’s a vintage feel to these droplets.  Now they remind me of those earrings I love in Robert Redford’s Sundance catalog.

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Easy on the ear, too.

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I’m not sure what I’ll do with these two ovals, but y sister’s birthday is coming up in a couple of weeks…

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