Recycled jewelry is a new fashion trend, emerged from the imagination of some who wanted to generate less waste and make use of recyclable items. Thus, natural linen, wood, seeds, paper, textiles, PET, aluminum cans, etc. became fashionable items.
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Anything can be turned into a fashionable adornment.
The main advantages of making your own recycled jewelry are:
- you won’t need to spend money on it
- you can be sure nobody has something similar
- you can personalize them every way you want
- you generate less waste, thus helping the environment.
One of the most interesting pieces of eco jewelry is the clip-on necklace by FIFT. This is a simple necklace with a tiny clasp that allows the wearer to turn basically anything into a jewel. This stimulates our creativity to turn a flower, small memento, even old jewelry into something new and chic.
Instead of throwing away broken cables, circuit boards, transistors and other technical objects, why not turn them into something wearable? Here are some ideas you can try if you are a tech addict:
As I mentioned in an early article, PET bottles can be turned into interesting pieces of jewelry. Here are some designs by Brazilian artist Mana Bernardes:
Christine Esposito proposes us the Funky Junq collection of recycled jewelry, made of aluminum cans, denim, bottle caps, etc. Here are some of her creations:
Waste paper is another material that can be turned into fashionable jewelry, as Polish fashion brand makkireQu shows us:
These are only a few ideas of how possible waste can be turned into fashionable and personalized jewelry. The rest is in your imagination. Play with all you have and think twice before throwing anything away. It can be your simple way to protect the environment and go green.
Ideas and photo source: trendhunter.com