Ready to rock out some new accessories for spring? Instantly elevate your look by choosing jewelry made from upcycled items such as discarded paper, bicycle parts, beautiful plants and recycled glass. Not only will you look fantastic, but you are supporting eco-friendly artists who are making a difference. Also, make sure to check out our segment this Thursday on Everyday to watch us talk more about these fabulous items!
Smart Glass Jewelry
There’s no smarter combination than Smart Glass Jewelry and a recycled bottle. Each piece of handmade jewelry features recycled glass, silver, brass, or gold fill. Look closely. You’ll see some of your favorite products in a whole new light. The colorful glass used in this recycled line is individually selected and cut from an empty bottle ensuring each Smart Glass Jewelry piece is an original work of art. www.smartglassjewelry.com
The birth of Beatrice Holiday – Wheel Cute Couture came to be after countless mishaps on a cruiser bike. The founder, Alisun turned her spills into inspiration by creating a line of accessories made from recycled inner tube and bike chains that make you stand out from the pack! We especially love the edgy bicycle chain bracelets and inner tube cuffs and necklaces. We will never look at our bike the same way again! www.beatriceholiday.com
31 Bits Designs is a socially minded business designed to give internally displaced women in Northern Uganda an opportunity to counter poverty. By working with 108 women in Gulu, Uganda, 31 Bits has created an innovative program to elevate women. They purchase jewelry from each woman on a monthly basis, providing them with an immediate, consistent, and fair income. Each fashion-forward piece of jewelry is handmade using 100% recycled paper and other local materials. Make sure to check out the bright necklaces and bracelets for spring – a definite must for every wardrobe. www.31bits.com