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Beads made from plastic bottles

A recycled jewelry DIY tutorial on how to make necklaces out of plastic water bottles by Artistic Junkie.

Learn how to create a real rusted patina on any surface including plastic, wood, fabric and even paper!***Research for possible future project.

Two-liter tube bracelet; by steven james: These tubular beads are made from a plastic two-liter bottle. The bubble design (which reminds me of the ocean) is stamped into place using a small piece of Styrofoam (try it yourself). People love hearing this was made from a two-liter bottle, plus it gives me a chance to talk to them about the importance of recycling!

DIY Pretty Bead Necklace DIY Pretty Bead Necklace

Tutorial | Faux Anodized Niobium Roll-up Beads - Beginner Polymer Clay & Glitter Bead Project

from instructables.com

Make Glass Beads From Broken Bottles (+video)

make glass beads from broken bottles... I don't really want to make a bead with a hole... I just want to save this so that I remember how to use this idea to harness the pressure release flame on my husbands hand made metal melting furnace so that I can make pendants from recycled glass to sell on etsy.

from Etsy

Paper Bead Jewelry- Spanish Upcycled Paper Bead Bracelet, Spanish Jewelry, Paper Jewelry, Cuff Bracelet by Tanith Rohe

I want to make one of these for when I go on the amazing race

from Etsy

Boho, multi strand, mint green, bracelet with copper beads from Ethiopia and glass rondelles by Esfera jewelry

Boho, multi strand, mint green, bracelet with copper beads from Ethiopia and glass rondelles by Esfera jewelry. $27.50, via Etsy.