Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Soda Tab Bracelets!

Fourth grade student, Milena, wowed me with a really cool way to reuse soda tabs for jewelry!


Her cousin taught her this cool technique in which ribbons are weaved through soda tabs to connect them into a beautiful bracelet.

You can see the detailed weaving in this shot.

Here is another work-in-progress. Milena is planning on wearing this one for Halloween!

Here's the artist modeling her work! So beautiful and intricate! And fashionable as well! This is a great reminder that jewelry is an art form, too. What other recycled materials could you use to make unique jewelry? Please share your ideas with us in a comment, or bring your work to show me in the art room!
Thanks for sharing Milena!

8 comments:

  1. What a great job all the kids are doing. They are all being so creative! Gabriel loves to remind me to keep ALL bottle caps!

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  2. Hola me gusta mucho tus pulseras de latas , me podias mandar un como se hace , es para hacer una a mi hija .... Te mando mi correo gracias
    koranekane@msn.com

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  3. Hello!! I am Cristina from Spain, i don´t now english very well but i follow your blog because is fantastic, i have a blog:

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  4. ola !! me podrias decir como se hace ?
    muchas gracias , un saludo .
    miriam .
    miri.abalorios@hotmail.com

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  5. Is there one certain technique?

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  6. You should try pop tab purses! And I love the bracelet! I'm going to find a tutorial for it right now!

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  7. I would like to try this! Could you elaborate on the weaving technique?

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