Designer Laura Timmons shows how to embellish a recycled denim bracelet with crystal mesh.
It's no secret that jewelry makers are going green! This episode explores innovative ways to use recycled and repurposed components in your jewelry designs. First, Marlene Blessing discusses inspiration pieces featuring all different recycled components. Then, designer Laura Timmons shows how to embellish a recycled denim bracelet with crystal mesh. Mark Nelson shows ways to recycle or change materials such as a rolling mill with wire and sheet metal. He will complete the project in episode 1405 using those materials to make a ring. Last, Candie Cooper mixes new finishes with recycled components for a mixed metal vintage look.