Junkyard Jewelry

Have you ever been to a junkyard? Looked out at the massive amounts of smashed up, metal frames of what used to be automobiles? When you looked out over the piles of junk, could you visualize a cute pair of earrings, or a stylish necklace? No? Well designer Adam Palethorpe could. His design concept is based on not just piles of scrap metal, but also on using outdated currency coins, recycled car headlights and other recyclable materials. Today, it is all about sustainability. To make stylish fashion out of sustainable materials is definitely “in”, and Palethorpe’s ideas are a step in the right direction. I wouldn’t mind hanging a piece of recycled glass around my neck, as long as it looked like a Palethorpe design.

Designer: Adam Palethorpe