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Upcycled jewelry from wire and cable

Craft & Design Energy & Sustainability

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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.

4 thoughts on “Upcycled jewelry from wire and cable

  1. waterbabyla says:

    When we were kids we use to pick up colorful telephone wire at construction sites and make bracelets, rings, and necklaces from it — what a great 21st century update!

  2. Goli Mohammadi says:

    I love her aesthetic! These are super fun!

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