Californian Annett Malone makes a variety of accessories on her Etsy store Ascot Handbags - small purses and clutches, zippered pouches, necktie clips, hair clips besides jewelry. Quite a range but they are all made from the same thing - vintage neck ties!
Unlike some jewelry artisans who work with whole ties, Annett uses the fabric to make buttons or cover metal cuffs. She takes full advantage of the colorful ties and the patterns found on them.
|Cuff bracelet embellished with Swarovski crystals|
Who knew those bright and now unfashionable ties would have a second life as jewelry years and years later?
Before You Go:
- Designer Upcycled Tie Jewelry and a Bow Tie Necklace Tutorial
- Recycle a Neck Tie into a Necklace AND a Wallet
- How to Tie Scarf Necklaces
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