Apple's AirPods have been the subject of many jokes since they were released in 2016. Small, expensive and high-tech as they may be, they are also really easy to misplace. As they are just about an inch and a half in length, it's not uncommon to hear about people losing their AirPods. However, if you own AirPods, you can try what this woman did - she turned them into earrings and called them Airings!
According to Buzzfeed News, Gabrielle Reilly - a 22-year-old paralegal from Virginia - turned her AirPods into earrings so they wouldn't get lost.
Gabrielle posted a video on Twitter modelling the AirPod earrings, and the video has gone viral with over 3.4 million 'views'.
I made airpod earrings lmaoooo i didnt want to post this till i had better pics but whatever here it is pic.twitter.com/4pHnc8wvfv— pop (@bloodorgy) January 26, 2019
"I absolutely refuse to lose them. My cat ate through two pairs of Beats Bluetooth earphones, and all my other earphones," Gabrielle told Buzzfeed News. "So I got the AirPods because there was no wire for her to chew but I still needed something to connect them."
"So I made earrings. I also have a chain necklace that I used to connect them. It took me maybe around an hour to make the earrings because I had to custom-make the piece that connects the AirPods to the earrings."
The Airings were met with such an enthusiastic response on Twitter that Gabrielle is now selling them for $20. They are detachable so they can be charged and worn as earrings.
Take a look at some of the reactions below:
She's in 3019 yall— M E L A N I N C H A M E L E O N (@ArielleMonai) January 26, 2019
PATENT THIS NOW! pic.twitter.com/8SeyBWiAJm— nicolas flamel (@toky0_martian) January 26, 2019
This is genius https://t.co/tWX60YCDqL— Sheri Coyle (@makeupsheri) January 29, 2019
All of a sudden I want air pods https://t.co/ICjLLP0qEW— azathioprene brand name (@percocetq4hprn) January 29, 2019
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