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Recycled glass jewellery | blue and green glass beads made from gin, vodka and wine bottles.

Day 20 – Blue and Green sets

I love combining blue and green recycled glass beads. The colours always look so pretty together. The beads in the necklace were made from wine, gin and vodka bottles. The…

Recycled glass beads | glass flower beads

Day 19 – Behind the scenes

A few behind the scenes photos! Flower beads are some of my favourite beads to make. Photos courtesy of @RosinaPossingham

Day 18 – Red Glass Plate

I have had this red glass plate for so many years I forget the origin now. I have always been reluctant to break it because usually when I melt red…

Recycled glass bracelet | beads made from assorted glass objects

Day 17 – Mixed purple and green bracelet

I think I am just going to blame the heat for not posting this yesterday! Add school holidays and a big post-Xmas order to the mix and it has been…

Recycled glass necklace | glass beads made from gin, wine, beer and champagne bottles.

Day 16 – Green and Brown Recycled Glass Necklace

It was a delight to make this necklace today! I had so much fun searching through my brown and green recycled glass beads. There are all sorts of beads in…

Recycled glass earrings | beads made from gin and wine bottles

Day 15 – Green earrings

Earrings made from Tanqueray Gin and a Bethany Wines bottle. Subtle variations in green.

Recycled glass earrings | silver and gold beads made from a wine bottle

Day 14 – Gold and Silver

Inspired by Monday. Today’s earrings are inspired by my absolute love of mixing gold and silver jewellery together. I wear all sorts of gold and silver rings, and gold and…

Day 13 – Bracelet and earrings set

Sometimes a pair of earrings matched with a bracelet is all you need to wear. These earrings were made from a Bethany Wines bottle. The bracelet features some additional gin…

Recycled glass beads | behind the scenes

Day 12 – Behind the scenes

Making beads from recycled glass can be tricky. I need to warm the glass up first to limit the shattering of the glass when it hits the flame. I use…

Recycled glass earrings | green beads made from a green carafe

Day 11 – Green carafe earrings

A friend of mine found this green carafe and thought I might like to make something with it. I certainly did like melting this glass. It melted really nicely, no…

Recycled glass bracelet | beads made from gin and tonic bottles

Day 10 – Gin and Tonic Bracelet

I love how all of the beads work together to create a very elegant and very wearable bracelet. I made the beads from Hendricks Gin and Fever-Tree tonic water bottles.…

Recycled glass necklace | beads made from a Hendricks Gin and Fever-Tree tonic water bottle

Day 9 – Gin and Tonic Necklace

Is it too early to say that this might just be my favourite necklace for 2019? The beads are made from Hendricks Gin and Fever-Tree Tonic water bottles. The colours…