Upcycled jewelry from wire and cable

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

2399 Articles

By Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

2399 Articles

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Courtney of St. Louis, Missouri’s Twisted Handmade takes “recycled/pre-loved/found” data wire and cable and artfully weaves and twists them into unique jewelry items.

Twisted Sunshine Data Wire Bracelets




Black and Green Hoop Earrings



Cable Bracelets



Weavy Data Wire Earrings


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Twisted Handmade is Courtney Chesley, aka Courtney Watson, who was born and raised in Bellevegas, IL, and now lives and works “across the river” in St. Louis. She’s married, and by day works as an office manager for a local IT firm. She is active in local craft groups, notably the St. Louis Craft Mafia, and is also the brains behind My Vintage Addiction. Her personal blog is here.

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