Handmade Reviews

Published on February 28th, 2008 | by Skye Kilaen

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Recycled Bottle Cap Necklaces

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joy bottlecap necklace Via shopping blog Great Green Goods, I found these cute necklaces made from reused bottle caps.

Syncopation Company was founded by two women who found that staying at home with their kids meant reevaluating their consumption patterns. The challenge of balancing budgets led to the realization that often, things we would otherwise throw away could become the raw materials for creativity.

In addition to the bottlecap necklaces, Syncopation has jewelry made from watch faces, watch gears, spoons, mah jong tiles, hardware, rulers, bottle openers, rain gutters, vintage tape measures, marbles, phone buttons, and much, much more.

Their blog has all of these items, so take a look for inspiration or to pick out a gift or two. Every item is one of a kind, but if something you want is marked “Sold” you can always ask them to create something similar.

Remember, if you start your holiday shopping NOW, you won’t be panicking (as much) in mid-December.



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About the Author

Skye Kilaen began sewing at an early age and eco-rabble-rousing shortly after that. Many years later, someone finally told her that there are books about how to make quilts. Life was never the same. In fact, she spent more on her sewing machine than her car. Bringing her green and crafty passions back together, Skye is now happily discovering ways to create beautiful and useful objects using thrifted and sustainable materials. No, that's not just an excuse to visit Goodwill more often. Honest.



  • http://eatdrinkbetter.com/ Sharon

    Oh, I love Great Green Goods for finds like these. Syncopation sounds like a neat company – I will have to check them out.

  • http://eatdrinkbetter.com/ Sharon

    Oh, I love Great Green Goods for finds like these. Syncopation sounds like a neat company – I will have to check them out.

  • http://eatdrinkbetter.com/ Sharon

    Oh, I love Great Green Goods for finds like these. Syncopation sounds like a neat company – I will have to check them out.

  • Kendra Holliday

    SO CUTE! I’m enchanted – makes drinking beer out of bottles even more dreamy! :)

  • http://www.roughseasdesign.com Sarah

    I have been making these for about a year now. You can find them on my website :) http://www.roughseasdesign.com

    Glad to see others finding uses for bottle caps too.

  • http://www.roughseasdesign.com Sarah

    I have been making these for about a year now. You can find them on my website :) http://www.roughseasdesign.com

    Glad to see others finding uses for bottle caps too.

  • http://www.roughseasdesign.com Sarah

    I have been making these for about a year now. You can find them on my website :) http://www.roughseasdesign.com

    Glad to see others finding uses for bottle caps too.

  • http://www.roughseasdesign.com Sarah

    I have been making these for about a year now. You can find them on my website :) http://www.roughseasdesign.com

    Glad to see others finding uses for bottle caps too.

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  • http://www.goforchange.com Debbie Smith

    I am finding that I am not buying things that I don’t really need these days, however I miss and need to accessorize! I also hate waste and adding to the landfill. This and other articles on this website give great solutions to this dilemma. This is a really cute idea! Keep up the great work. For more solutions to current everyday issues go to goforchange.com.

  • http://www.goforchange.com Debbie Smith

    I am finding that I am not buying things that I don’t really need these days, however I miss and need to accessorize! I also hate waste and adding to the landfill. This and other articles on this website give great solutions to this dilemma. This is a really cute idea! Keep up the great work. For more solutions to current everyday issues go to goforchange.com.

  • http://www.goforchange.com Debbie Smith

    I am finding that I am not buying things that I don’t really need these days, however I miss and need to accessorize! I also hate waste and adding to the landfill. This and other articles on this website give great solutions to this dilemma. This is a really cute idea! Keep up the great work. For more solutions to current everyday issues go to goforchange.com.

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