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Sustainable Fashion: The Top 50 DIY Recycled Jewelry Projects

Sustainable Fashion: The Top 50 DIY Recycled Jewelry Projects

Looking to add more sustainable fashion to your wardrobe this year? We have 50 DIY recycled jewelry projects that you can try!

If you’re anything like me, you love to add a little glam to your wardrobe with jewelry pieces. This year, I challenge you to skip the impact of buying new and make your own jewelry from recycled and upcycled materials! Not only is it good for the earth, but it’s awesome for your budget, too! Here are 50 of our favorite DIY recycled jewelry projects from around the web:

1. Clip on earrings into rings

2. Pop tab bracelet

3. Turn an old belt into a bracelet

4. DIY denim cuff bracelet

5. Paper bead necklace

6. Spoon bracelet

7. Terrarium necklace

8. Wine cork earrings

9. T-shirt necklace

10. Bottle cap earrings

11. Measuring tape bracelet

12. Scrabble tile pendant

13. Magazine page rose ring

14. DIY spoon ring

15. Wine cork pendants

16. Shark tooth necklace

17. Vintage button bracelets

18. Guitar string bracelet

19. Book page necklace

20. Spoon pendants

21. Magazine paper mache bracelet

22. DIY recycled denim beads

23. Vinyl record earrings

24. DIY pendant using broken sunglasses

25. Update an old watch with fabric watch bands

26. DIY statement necklace from t-shirts

27. Fabric wrapped bracelets

28. Plastic bottle earrings

29. Wine cork bracelet

30. DIY vintage necklace

31. Recycled eyeglasses turned jewelry

32. Make a fork bracelet

33. Soda can tab earrings

34. Telephone cord bracelet

35. Puzzle piece earrings (use low VOC spray paint)

36. Magnifying glass necklace

37. Broken china pendant

38. Tin can earrings

39. Recycled zipper bracelet

40. Watch into unique bracelet

41. Turn a tie into a bracelet

42. Computer keys jewelry

43. Upcycled CD earrings

44. Gift card chevron earrings

45. Upcycled denim necklace

46. Toilet paper roll cuff

47. DIY recycled plastic bag bracelet

48. Packing tape tube to cute bangle bracelet

49. Gift card geometric necklace

50. DIY thimble necklace

Which DIY recycled jewelry project is your favorite? Share your own recycled jewelry projects in the comment section below and we’ll pin them to our Pinterest boards!

[Photo credit: Jewelry on Purple Background via Shutterstock; text added]

Written by Bonnie Getchell

Hello! I'm Bonnie -- a craft nerd, musician, writer, furniture and vintage lover, crafter, and diyer!

If you would like to learn more about me, I also have my own blog, Revolutionaries, where I write about more craft projects, furniture redos, and my faith! You can also find me on , Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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