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55 Unexpected Earrings

From Elegantly Porky Accessories to Recycled Firearm Jewelry

— July 3, 2012 — Fashion
Jewelry has again and again proven itself to be an excellent canvas for creativity, and these unexpected earrings show just how far outside of the box some designers have gone.

Inspired by a multitude of phenomena from weaponry to delectable desserts, earrings seem to lend even more creativity to their dangling nature and the fact that they come in pairs. Though some of these finds are arguably more aesthetically pleasing than others, there's no denying the fact that some seriously defiant attitude went into changing the way consumers think about ear gear. Some designs of earring jewelry come from a place of philanthropy, using unique material, while others aim to simply make a style statement.

Ranging from volatile looking to downright delicious, earrings are proving to be an unpredictable and surprisingly creative way of adorning oneself.
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Thundergod-Inspired Accessories
Thundergod-Inspired Accessories
These Thor Dangle Earrings Will Be Your Greatest Fashion Weapon
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Banned Beverage Jewelery
Banned Beverage Jewelery
Four Loko Earrings Make an Intoxicating Fashion Statement
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51
Breaded Earrings
Breaded Earrings
These Clay Challah Bread Earrings Look Good Enough to Eat
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50
American Idol Obsession
American Idol Obsession
Weird eBay Memorabilia
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49
Wool Bead Baubles
Wool Bead Baubles
Southern Dutch Girl's Twirly Teal Earrings Give You a Pop of Color
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48
Junk Food Jewelry
Junk Food Jewelry
Rachel Poston Uses Everyday Cuisine as Inspiration for Her Art
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47
Needle Point Accessories
Needle Point Accessories
Etsy Seller HerSweetEmbrace Crafts Stunning Stitched Jewelry
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46
Elegant Porky Pendants
Elegant Porky Pendants
These Glass Bacon Earrings are Deliciously Designed Danglers
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45
Earring Sculptures
Earring Sculptures
Atelier Van Lieshout's Ear Hangers Double as Jewelry and Statues
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44
BBQ Jewelry
BBQ Jewelry
T-Bone Steak Earrings are Perfect for Summer
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Faux Feather Earrings
Faux Feather Earrings
Polli's Woven Earrings Emulate Bird-Like Patterns
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42
Crafty Code Jewelry
Crafty Code Jewelry
These HTML Earrings from Etsy User 'Nicholasandfelice' are Fun
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Elaborately Carved Earrings
Elaborately Carved Earrings
The Fake Gauge Organics Hoops are Exquisite
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40
Delicious Chocolate Jewelry
Delicious Chocolate Jewelry
Give the Gift of Sweetness with the Cocoa Cookie Earrings
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39
Sweetly Iced Accessories
Sweetly Iced Accessories
These Frosted Doughnut Earrings are Terribly Tempting
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Bold Bakeware Trinkets
Bold Bakeware Trinkets
Sarita Jefferson Crafts Accessories for Avid Bakers
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37
Ethical Rabbit's Foot Earrings
Ethical Rabbit's Foot Earrings
PussyWillow Jewellery
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36
Gun Earrings
Gun Earrings
Add a Killer Look to Your Ear Lobes
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35
Scented Earrings
Scented Earrings
Bloom
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Summer Insect Jewelry
Summer Insect Jewelry
The Magicicada Earrings by Erica Weiner Feature Golden Cicadas
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Gangster Earrings
Gangster Earrings
'Tupacs' from Cubannie are Sure to Be a Hit in the Hood
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32
Punctuation Accessories
Punctuation Accessories
Celebrate National Punctuation Day With Grammar-Loving Earrings
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Cigarette Earrings
Cigarette Earrings
Butt Ugly Accessories
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Rattan Jewelry
Rattan Jewelry
Vogue Nippon Picks Exotic Accessories for Summer 2009
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29
Obama Crafts
Obama Crafts
Obama Earrings, Eco-Skirts & More
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Zipper Earrings
Zipper Earrings
Zippy Fashion
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Jellybean Earrings
Jellybean Earrings
The 'Drooelings' Beeswax Earrings are a Fun Summer Treat
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Jewelry from Medicine
Jewelry from Medicine
Magic Pills Earrings
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Feral Ear Ornaments
Feral Ear Ornaments
The Njuu Feather Ear Cuffs Will Add a New Allure to Your Look
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Dream Catching Jewelry
Dream Catching Jewelry
Odelie Chan Gets Spiritual With Nightmare-Fighting Accessories
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Recycled Firearm Jewelry
Recycled Firearm Jewelry
Fonderie 47 Destroys Rifles to Create Stunning Accessories
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Jewelry for Geeks
Jewelry for Geeks
Cajsita Bead Designs
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21
Ballerina Bobbles
Ballerina Bobbles
Les Nereides Creates Ballet Inspired Jewelry for Spring/Summer
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Articulate Accessories
Articulate Accessories
The Karmadia Earring Collection Offers Wearable Quotes
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Elegant Vampiric Jewelry
Elegant Vampiric Jewelry
The 'Luv AJ Heavy Metal Lover' Collection Features Edgy Pieces
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Elegant LEGO Jewelry
Elegant LEGO Jewelry
Whimsical 'Forever Young' Accessories Blend Old and New
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Rustic Rocker Jewelry
Rustic Rocker Jewelry
Anna Sheffield Creates Edgy Pieces Like Wolf Studs and Skull Cuffs
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Wordy Emotive Accessories
Wordy Emotive Accessories
The FALLON Therapy Jewelry Collection is Highly Descriptive
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15
Inedible Food Accessories
Inedible Food Accessories
Jewelry Chefs Concoct Wearable Treats You'll Want to Eat
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Philatelic Fashion Accessories
Philatelic Fashion Accessories
Recycled Vintage Postage Stamp Jewelry
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Eco Jewelry Made from Skateboards
Eco Jewelry Made from Skateboards
2ReVert
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Chainsaw Earrings
Chainsaw Earrings
ClockworkZero Steampunk Jewelry Uses Repurposed Materials
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Enormous Earrings
Enormous Earrings
Oversized Ear Accessories for Spring 2009
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Summer Treat Danglers
Summer Treat Danglers
The ArtWonders 'Miniature Food Jewelry' is Only Delicious Looking
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Recycled Robot Jewelry
Recycled Robot Jewelry
Obvious Front
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Recycled Money Jewelry
Recycled Money Jewelry
OriginalBliss
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Delectable Foodcessories
Delectable Foodcessories
The Shay Aaron Miniatures Collection is Hard to Resist
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6
Feathered Faux Earrings
Feathered Faux Earrings
Anni Jurgenson's Ear Cuffs are Hot
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5
Repurposed Weapon Accessories
Repurposed Weapon Accessories
Fonderie 47's Jewelry is Made Out of AK-47 Rifle Parts
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Comical Meme Accessories
Comical Meme Accessories
The Greenmot Jewelry Collection is Quirky and Humorous
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Ear-Chomping Geek Accessories
Ear-Chomping Geek Accessories
Mario YOUCH Piranha Plant Earrings for Ladies Who Love Nintendo
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Majestical Butterfly Accessories
Majestical Butterfly Accessories
The Jewelera Jewelry Collection is Delicate & Feminine
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Spock Ear Jewelry
Spock Ear Jewelry
Raja Gondkar's Strange Earrings
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