I've featured jewelry designers before who use real plants and those who create beautiful containers for picked flowers.  A wonderful new find is designer Colleen Jordan's tiny vase jewelry in her Etsy store appropriately called Wearable Planter - Jewelry for Green Thumbs!

She first designs all her wearable planters using CAD software. They are then 3D printed using acrylic polymer and hand dyed and sealed. Colleen explains, "In the 3D printing process, the machine takes the file and organizes it into slices from the modeled form. Layer upon layer of soft acrylic plastic is built up and a laser passes by to cure the plastic into its final form."

Colleen came up with the idea  "... to prove that something beautiful worth passing down to your children could be made out of plastic."

Succulents that have rooted, mosses or picked flowers are best. She does provide instructions on how to add plants because these are not shipped with the planters!

 Colleen's designs are so cool, she was a featured designer on Etsy back in 2011.

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