Upcycled Jewelry Ideas

You’ll never imagine all the materials around you that could be recycled or upcycled into jewels! This category will show you hundreds of ideas and projects of upcycled jewelry. If you want to be original and wear something not common, take some inspiration here and your next jewel will be unique, handmade & upcycled!

Camera Jewelry Created Using Old Broken Photog Equipment!

By Neokentin

Ever really break open a camera and look inside? You will find many, many different sizes and shapes of parts that are all connected together. The early camera has the most parts and NO electronics. It takes time to separate all the parts, but this is where the fun begins.

Recycled Plastic Turtles: Company Aims To Change Art!

By Neokentin

These little guys are made from discarded plastic bottle tops.

Upcycled Coconut Shell Pendants Are Gorgeous!

By Neokentin

I made these Coconut Shell Pendants because I love to use unwanted materials to create unique items. The Coconut shell is a tough substance. But, it makes fabulous unique jewelry. […]

Visual Soundz Design Wearable Compact Disc Jewelry

By Neokentin

Now that we’re going digital, what should you do with those old CDs? Make Wearable Compact Disc Jewelry! This jewelry is more than just a fashion statement. It is gorgeous, […]

Video Tutorial: Stainless Steel Spoon Necklace

By Soikkeli

A simple teaspoon can turn into a beautifull necklace with easy heat treatment and little shaping.

Pottery Shard Jewelry - Bezeled Flower Pottery Shard Garnet Necklace

By Unearthedbylynn

Unearthed Jewellery offers you pottery shard jewelry that grounds you in its history and connects you to the earth. UK-found pottery shards are upcycled into one-of-a-kind, environmentally-conscious sterling silver or gold-filled jewelry, connecting you to the land and story of where the shard came from.

Upcycled Sewing Machine Bobbins Into Earrings

By Neokentin

When I purchased an assortment of small novelty items, two sewing machine bobbins were included. So, I made a sewing machine bobbins into beautiful earrings! What to do with those wrong-sized bobbins […]

Upcycled Bottle Brooches/Corsages

By FancyTat

Beautiful Bottle Brooches – Creatively handmade using plastic bottles, beads, buttons, baubles and felt.

Dinosaur Bone Necklace & Bracelet

By Neokentin

Dinosaur bone necklace and bracelet from upcycled machine shop drops.

Modern Ethical Jewelry

By Ecofactoriaartesanal

Modern design jewelry using traditional and modern influences, with and ethical approach.

Jingle Jangle Necklace

By Tanjamaltija

What do you do with bits and bobs from a clutch of broken necklaces that each happen to have some beads in your favorite color? Simple – you make a […]

Battlespoon: Recycled Stainless Teaspoon Pendant in Heavy Metal Style

By Neokentin

I made this pendant using a rotary tool and tungsten carbide cutters. For a rougher shaping I used my DIY rotary tool stand, it makes shaping little easier, because it […]

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