Diane Pham

7 Symbols of War Upcycled into Peaceful Eco-Accessories

by , 07/25/10

recycled jewelry, upcycled jewelry, recycled fashion, upcycled fashion, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, sustainable styleGive peace a chance with these amazing eco-accessories upcycled from of old weaponry! We’ve rounded up 7 designs that remove the tragic and violent nature of these pieces of war and instead fashions them into objects that evoke calm reverie. From shrapnel to bullets to firearms in the form of pendant necklaces, here’s proof that with a creative mind and peaceful spirit one can easily transform tools of oppression into symbols that incite nonviolent social commentary.

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  1. jdub July 25, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    The shotgun shells in the article are for use in sporting clays or hunting small game – not war… Being environmentally responsible is one thing, mixing it with ignorance and a negative stance on gun control is something else entirely.

    The bullet rings, if real, would contain a large amount of lead – which is a very dangerous health hazard to humans if worn.

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