Love vintage clip-ons but your ear lobes don't? Make a sweater guard! (PS Auntie Kate says the clip-ons don't need, necessarily, to match! And finding a beaded chain is MUCH more fun than a plain chain.
Make your own collar clips / cardigan clips accessories by up-cycling your old clip on earrings and a bracelet. Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a pair of sweater clips in under 30 minutes by jewelrymaking with bracelet and clip earrings.