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Fashionista NOW: Wear These Safety Pin Earrings To Show You Are A Friend

Wear These Safety Pin Earrings To Show You Are A Friend

Credit | KiwiNation

Display your universal kindness in these safety pin earrings!

When I first laid eyes on the safety pin earrings worn by Johnny Depp as I was randomly reading about him online one evening, I thought: Wow, they look so Jack Sparrow or that perhaps Mr Depp is just expressing his carefree bohemian side or his personal stylist made him do it and he just wore them just because.

After finding these safety pin earrings on Etsy, I learned that there is a rich symbolism that lies behind the use of safety pins as a statement that traces back through time.

In short, safety pins are quietly a symbol of opposition to forms of injustices.

After the 2016 UK Brexit vote and the 2016 U.S. presidential election, safety pins were worn as a symbol of solidarity with groups of minorities who faced discrimination. The wearer of the safety pin – ( not just via earrings ) is identified as an ally to the people who are affected by sexism, racism, ableism and other forms of discrimination. Some dismiss this act of safety-pin-wearing as a form of ‘slacktivism’ but if it promotes real changes in people’s lives, then I would think otherwise.

Being someone who is sensitive to even the littlest of injustice that takes place around me, I feel rather motivated to wear some safety pins in the form of earrings even if it is the smallest gesture in kind one can make next to taking action.

Love to wear some safety pins yourself? Well, if you’re crafty, you can get creative at home with your household safety pins that may be collecting dusts in drawers. Or, you can leave it to the expert hands of Etsy’s creative makers who have taken it upon themselves to reinterpret safety pins in their collection of earrings. I’ve chosen a selected list of safety pin earrings for this post as I love earrings more than any other form of jewelry and I hope you’ll enjoy looking through the compilation!

 

Colored Kindness Safety Pin Earring

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| FauxFerocity

 

Cute Safety Pin Stud Earrings

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| Notes4u

 

Initial Safety Pin Earring

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| mintand

 

Rose Gold Punk Safety Pin Earrings

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| muyinmolly

 

Safety Pin Brass Bar Earrings

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| JudysDesigns

 

Tiny Swirl Safety Pin Earrings

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| WickedlyWired

 

Beaded Safety Pin Dangle Earrings

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| KiwiNation

 

Which safety pin earrings would you love to wear? Share below – I’d love to know!

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”Aesop

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  • Lisa Mitchell

    Thank you so much for featuring our colored safety pin earrings!
    Please let me know if you have any questions :)
    Lisa Mitchell
    FauxFerocity.etsy.com