Browsing the "eco-friendly jewelry" Tag

How To: Make Wine Cork Earrings

May 16th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

Remember when I told you that I had a huge bag of wine corks in the Wine Corks to Wall Art tutorial? Well, inspiration struck again and I decided to create wine cork earrings!


How To: Upcycled Watch into Unique Bracelet

March 1st, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

Do you have an old or broken watch at home? Perhaps you've come across one (or several) at a garage sale or thrift store. I found this DIY video on how to transform a watch into a picture locket. I wanted to take this idea even further, though, and make it into more of a piece of art! Here's how you can turn your old watch into a bracelet that is as awesome as you are!


Upcycled Lid Jewelry Tray

January 10th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

I went into my roommate's room a few days ago and she had her jewelry on a lid from a candle. I loved it's simplicity, so I told her that I was stealing her idea, but making it a tad bit prettier! Here's how you can make your own upcycled jewelry tray!


Sourcing Ethical Metal for Jewelry-Making

January 12th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

One thing that I don't think gets enough attention is the metal that we use in our crafting. Between chains, clasps, and wire for wrapping, metal plays a huge part in any handmade piece of jewelry, but that metal can have a huge impact on the environment.



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