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Recycled Jewelry Craft Ideas

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Making jewelry from recycled items can result in beautiful, unique, and fun bracelets, earrings, etc. This is a guide about recycled jewelry craft ideas.
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January 4, 2008

I use remnants from the jeans projects that I've done and turned them into junk jewelry like I've seen selling close to $100

By Kate from Singapore

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May 11, 2015

I often buy shelving units that stack together using PVC dowels. When the package is purchased, there are 2 inch black "spacers" that get recycled. Well I used them for this project and it worked perfectly.

I hope you enjoy this as much as I did.

Total Time: 2.5-3.0 hours

Yield: 1 necklace

Link: www.miss-elaine-yus.com

Supplies:

  • 5-7 plastic spacers (or hard paper tubes)
  • 6-7 yd scrap yarn
  • scissors
  • hot glue gun ($.5)
  • size "J" crochet hook
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Steps:

  1. Determine the colors you want. I went for a nice variegated yarn for the center then two of each on the sides that matched (as close as I could get) to the colors. If you make yours with 7 instead of 5, you could go solid, solid, variegated, solid, variegated, solid, solid.
  2. Roll your 6-7 yard ball so it's not too big to pass through the tube. If you have to, roll it like an oval so you can pass it through. You will give up if you have to keep pulling that much yarn through it so make it easiest.
  3. Put some glue in the middle of the inside of the tube, and use your scissors to press the end of your yarn inside until it's cool. Snap it off and begin wrapping the yarn around the inside and out, keeping it taut. When you finish, glue the end to the inside again and cut off any excess.
  4. When done with all the tubes, crochet a chain the length you need to determine the length you want. Thread the tubes onto the chain and tie the end. Work in or trim the tails.
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I had planned this during my year long scrap yarn fundraiser but didn't get it in.

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December 16, 2009

If you want to create an eye-catching fashion accessory for the holiday, why not have a go at making a fun, festive timepiece. All you need is an old watch; some felt or ribbon to cover the strap and a few additional items for decoration.

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June 5, 2012

You can glue small round magnets to the backs of pins and earrings. They are bright and cheery, especially floral and starburst types. Just snap off the pin backs and clips or posts with a pair of needle nose pliers, then glue on the magnets with either a glue gun or cement type glue.

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November 13, 20171 found this helpful

This is a guide about how to make a recycled jewelry brooch. These recycled jewelry brooches are the perfect way to repurpose your broken necklaces, single earrings, or even jewelry that you just don't wear anymore.

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Glue old discarded or thrift store jewelry to craft barrettes for a new bit of bling. This is a guide about recycled jewelry barrettes.

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Rather than throw out your used gift cards, cut them into desired shapes and sizes and use the pieces to make colorful jewelry, such as bracelets. This is a guide about making a recycled gift card bracelet.

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This unique recycled pin was made with postage stamps and a domino tile. This is a guide about making a recycled domino pin.

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This is a guide about making creamer carton pull tab rings. The little plastic pull tabs on coffee creamer can be used to make cute costume jewelry rings.

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This is a guide about making recycled cardboard tape roll bangles. By decorating sections of cardboard tape rolls in a variety of ways, you can create pretty bangle style bracelets.

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This is a guide about making recycled earrings. Use your imagination when reusing materials to create new earrings.

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