Gallery: Antique Silverware Reincarnated as Gorgeous Jewelry


Looking for a statement jewelry piece that will goes easy on the environment? These rings made from repurposed silverwear are great green accessories that draw attention to both your sustainable lifestyle and your great fashion sense. Each of these spoon rings and fork bracelets has been individually designed, crafted, and polished into unique jewelry by artist John Marchello.

The Ann Arbor-based jeweler specializes in transforming ordinary silverware into the remarkable creations pictured here. Each original design is carefully handcrafted from assorted silver-plated and sterling silver cutlery without damage to the polished exterior, and all his work is cut, curved, soldered, and shined with the highest attention to quality for a truly elegant, finished piece of jewelry.

Check him out on Etsy at MarchelloArt. Any piece can be sized or adjusted for the perfect fit, and he’ll even complete special requests or create custom designs from your own silverware!

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  1. jerdfox February 5, 2013 at 12:41 am

    its really nice stuff You have a good eye for it . if you wood like to see some of our work email me at

  2. hdillo November 14, 2011 at 10:10 pm

    i would really be interested in buying one of the fork rings shown above (specifically image 3 of 37) but can not figure out how… can you please email me and let me know how ?

  3. buy jewlery November 17, 2010 at 11:41 am

    its very antique style.. i always like silver jewelry..because its very trendy..and look nice than gold.

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