Kinetic Gear Earrings

Add some steampunk style to your ensemble with these laser-cut wood earrings composed of movable gears.
created by

Lance Nybye Jr.

$18.00

Lance Nybye Jr. created by

Lance Nybye Jr.

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Gears For Your Ears

Add some steampunk style to your ensemble with Lance Nybye Jr.'s lightweight, clockwork-inspired earrings. Each assembly of laser-cut gears is a functional kinetic sculpture made from renewable and recycled wood. The interlaced, overlapping forms and contrasting colors will lend a playfully industrial dimension to your collection of accessories. Handmade in San Diego, California.

For more kinetic gear jewelry, check out the Kientic Gear Necklace

Lance Nybye Jr.

created by

Lance Nybye Jr.

location

California

Lance Jr. & Sr. stumbled upon the idea of jewelry design after a fire consumed their previous business of laser engraving bats. The bat business never made a full comeback, but they found a creative way to reinvent themselves. While attending weekend craft shows and weeknight street fairs, they had the idea of using the equipment they already owned to make wood laser-cut earrings. In addition to winsome wood accessories, the duo also creates brilliantly designed light switch plates, clocks, and other earthy and artful accents for the home.

Made in the USA
Made from
brass, wood, surgical steel
Measurements
1.65" Dia; 1.5" L
Care
Do not get wet.
Item ID
26142

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsKinetic Gear Earrings
 
4.5

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (29)
  • Good quality (22)
  • Comfortable (15)
  • Good length (11)
  • Dazzles (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Casual dresser (25)
  • Everyday (14)
  • Business (5)
  • Dates / night out (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Comfort-oriented (12), Stylish (11), Practical (10), Modern (9), Career (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (22), No (20)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (12), Christmas or hanukkah (10), Birthday (6)

Reviewed by 36 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Daughter loves them

By 

from Virginia

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual
    • Everyday

    Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

    My daughter liked that they were unique and different from all her other earrings. Not that I know much about fashion but they seem to go with pretty much any casual outfit.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Amazing and Unique

    By 

    from New York

    About Me Career, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Stylish

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Good Length
    • Good Quality
    • Stunning
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual
      • Everyday

      Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

      These are the coolest earrings I've ever had. They are super light weight, the gears move and they are environmentally friendly! For the price you pay, they are definitely worth it and I will wear these a lot since I love them so much!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No, No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Clever, but too big for me.

      By 

      from St. Paul, Minnestoa

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

      I checked the length before ordering, but just didn't realize how wide these earrings would be. Too big for me to wear comfortably. Looked like there was a photo of someone wearing them on the web site, but I couldn't get it to "open"; it was very tiny and "gray" so couldn't really see it. I think the photo would have helped.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Packed very well; arrived in perfect condition.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Not what I expected

      By 

      from Rhode Island

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

      I purchased the earrings for a friends bday (she's an engineer) ... when I received the earrings they were much bigger than I expected and because of their size a little goofy rather than cool. Also I expected the gears to move cleanly, but they kept getting bound up and did not move smoothly. In the end, I did not give this to my friend as I had hoped.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Birthday

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect

      By 

      from Thornton, CO

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

      I saw these unique earrings and had to have them. They arrived very quick and were packaged nicely. I wore them the next day and received tons of compliments! One of my favorite fun earrings.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Other

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect for Rotary

      By 

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Career, Modern, Practical, Stylish

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Dazzles
      • Good Length
      • Good Quality
      • Rotary
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Business
        • Casual
        • Everyday
        • Night Out
        • Rotary

        Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

        Fun, working gears that get lots of comments from fellow Rotarians. A conversation-starter. Lightweight. Great gift for the humanitarian fashionista in your life.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Other

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Quirky

        By 

        from New Mexico

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual

          Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

          Very fun and lightweight

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great fun to wear

          By 

          from Near Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Career, Classic, Modern, Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Good Length
          • Good Quality
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Business
            • Casual
            • Everyday

            Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

            I hoped it would be love at first sight with these earrings, and it was. The design: What's not to like about gears? The length was a bit more that I expected, roughly past the jawline. The quality: The wood is absolutely beautiful. It's so lightweight, you might forget you're wearing earrings. What's special: The hook is smaller than other earrings' hooks, ensuring the earring stays in the ear. Most fun of all, the gears on brass spindles really turn!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other
             
            4.0

            Cool

            By 

            from Washington DC

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual
              • Everyday

              Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

              Larger than expected, but unusual and interesting. Great that wheels actually turn.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah
               
              4.0

              Cool Earrings

              By 

              from Round Rock, TX

              About Me Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical, Retro, Stylish

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Good Quality
              • Light weight
              • Stunning
              • Unique

              Cons

              • Larger than expected
              • Unexpected Medium

              Best Uses

              • Casual
              • Everyday
              • Family Events
              • Night Out

              Comments about UncommonGoods Kinetic Gear Earrings:

              The earrings are lovely; my mother loves them. They are light on the ears and the colors are great.

              The fact that they were made of wood was a surprise (was expecting metal) but still very nice. Love how the gears can turn. My mom was very excited.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

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