Upcycled Jewelry Ideas

Camera Jewelry Created Using Old Broken Photog Equipment!

I make my Camera Jewelry by disassembling old, outdated, and broken cameras. I select any piece that I find visually exciting and use them to make my upcycled jewelry.

Have an old, broken, or outdated camera? Turn it into outstanding Camera Jewelry!

First, disassemble old, broken cameras and sort the parts by their type: type: gears, rings, by color, prisms, silver parts, etc. Then I select engaging pieces and combine them with other elements until I get a composition that satisfies me. The final stage is gluing the parts together. Because the parts are different metals and sometimes glass, I cannot solder or weld the parts together. To date, I have made pendants, earrings, rings, magnetic pieces and other non-jewelry items. If you don’t want to create any yourself, you can check out my Etsy site too!

Even the rings and buttons for the settings make unique and visually appealing jewelry pieces.
These pieces of jewelry made from old cameras are the perfect gift for the photography fan in your family!
Even the old lenses make extraordinarily cool jewelry pieces like this lens pendant.
Don’t be afraid to use any part of a camera that catches your eye. Even the innards – the gears, springs and such, make exquisite jewelry pieces.
If it catches your eye, use it! This set of springs and levers is gorgeous, and hows the art of engineering in a pendant. This is a way to create your own “steampunk” jewelry while honoring a field of art you or a family member is passionate about.
Gears, strap hooks, and any other type of camera piece you like can be turned into stylish art pieces! The only thing you may have to buy: a few bits of jewelry findings, such as the earring hooks, jump rings, etc.

Turn an old bathtub into really cool chairs

! Make a convertible pallet lounge set – we’ve got a DIY Video Tutorial for you!

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