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Angelina Jolie's Jewelry Line Will Fund Girls' Schools in Afghanistan

Photo by cinemafestival/Shutterstock Uber-activist Angelina Jolie plans to open another girls school in Afghanistan, funded by a new jewelry line that will be available this week.…

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Lumago Designs Turns Landfill Trash Into Wearable Treasures

Photos by Steve De Neef Would you be surprised to find jewelry designers living off a city dump?  Well, meet the women of Lumago Designs, a jewelry company that turns trash to…

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Artist Upcycles Vintage Teeth, Prosthetic Eyes Into Macabre Accessories

Photos by Gosia Janik y Fernando Ocaña Like something out a Terry Gilliam film, FEEAS jewelry by Remedios Vincent creates jewelry from antique medical instruments, porcelain figures,…

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Luis Teixeira Recycles Perfume Bottle Caps Into Interchangeable Rings

Photos by Fabrice Ziegler With their often extravagant forms, perfume bottles are collectors’ pieces in their own right. So why throw them away when their aromatic cargo runs dry?…

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Mila Kunis Fronts Gemfields' Line of Ethically Sourced Emerald Jewelry

Looks like Mila Kunis isn’t ready to exit the Emerald City just yet. The Oz the Great and Powerful star has landed a new deal as global brand ambassador for Gemfields, a…

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Brian Garret's Modular 3D-Printed Rings Make Changing Looks a Snap

Wish you could change your look as easily as you change your mind? Brian Garret’s three-dimensionally printed rings are the accessory you need. Each themed edition—choose from…

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Get Kimberly Ovitz's 3D-Printed Jewelry Straight Off the Runway

Fallen in love with the jewelry Kimberly Ovitz feted at New York Fashion Week on Thursday? You don’t have to be a fashion insider to snag them straight off the runway. The…

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"Made in the Dark" Scented Jewelry Helps Blind Artisans Earn a Living

SMELL OF SUCESS The Made in the Dark team worked with the nonprofit Andh Kanya Prakash Group School and the Blind People’s Association in Ahmedabad to develop a unique…

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Carrie Parry, Kahina Giving Beauty Design Fair-Trade "Pouf" Necklace

Carrie Parry and Kahina Giving Beauty are doubling your pleasure with a collaboration that benefits education for girls in need. The Brooklyn-based designer and the organic skincare…

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Sruli Recht Makes A Creepy Ring With A Strip of His Own Flesh

Sruli Recht’s Autumn/Winter 2013 menswear collection has plenty to delight and astonish: polygonal militia jackets derived from walnut wood, sweaters composed of unwound lambswool…

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The Harbinger Co. Crafts Intricate Bamboo Jewelry in San Francisco

We are already familiar with bamboo as a building material, clothing textile, and food. Versatile and attractive, the grain and texture of the plant makes for beautiful jewelry with a…

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Upcycle Broken Christmas Lights into Sparkly Holiday Accessories

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES Old Christmas lights Pliers French hooks Necklace chain Jump rings Thumbtack Wire and beads (optional) TO MAKE EARRINGS 1. Remove lights from Christmas…

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Saught Upcycles Cambodian Landmines Into Hauntingly Beautiful Jewelry

It is an incredible paradox of human nature that the same hands capable of creating weapons are also able to craft them into symbols of peace and healing.  Jewelry company Saught works…

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Nina Khazani Recycles Human Hair Into Curiously Glamorous Accessories

HAIRY SITUATION Human hair isn’t the easiest material to work with. Then again, Khazani is an old hand at bending it to her will. She first started experimenting with shorn human…

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U.K. Scientists Change the Color of Gold Without Chemical Treatments

Photo by Shutterstock Sure, we have rose gold, white gold, and well, gold gold, but what if you could have red, blue, green, or even purple gold without chemically altering the precious…

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Michelle Lowe-Holder Turns Fashion Industry Castoffs Into Dramatic Jewelry

MODERN ANTIQUITY Curtis’s picture of a “Wishhan Girl” in an elaborately beaded shirt and a headpiece of coins proved particularly memorable. “Coins embody value…

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Tord Boontje Unveils Cherry-Pip Jewelry at 2012 London Design Festival

Tord Boontje finds beauty in abandoned objects. The Dutch-born, London-based industrial designer, best-known for his intricate, laser-cut steel chandeliers, finds himself drawn to…

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Mega Mega Projects Showroom Highlights Sustainable Jewelry Designers

The breezy floor-through showroom opened its doors to fashion press and fans, presenting their exquisite wares up for consumption. Rows and rows of gorgeously unique jewelry, hats,…

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