You can also use them in your own theme by downloading the package and installing them on your server.
Lets take a look at how to install Genericons manually which is pretty much the same as installing custom fonts.
You’ll also find a link to a handy plugin which does the job for you without the need to mess with code.DOWNLOAD GENERICONS PACKAGE
Use this link to download the zip file containing the files.
Unzip/extract the files and upload the fonts folder to your child themes directory.
1. You can upload the genericons.css file to your child themes folder so you can then use all the icons in your theme or
2. You can take some of the CSS [...]