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Urban Lace: Elegant Jewelry Made from Recycled Bike Inner Tubes

Posted By Mark Boyer On September 4, 2011 @ 1:23 pm In Features,Green Products,Innovation,Recycled Materials | 3 Comments

Urban Lace, jewelry, recycled materials, bike tires, necklaces, Portland, Barbi Touron, [1]

With its line of elegant-yet-rugged jewelry, a Portland-based company is giving new meaning to the term ‘cycle chic.’ Urban Lace [2] (previously known as Inner Beauty) has a full line of filigreed cuffs, necklaces, earrings, and masks (yes, masks), all made from recycled bicycle inner tubes from. The company, which was founded by designer Barbi Touron [3], who started cutting up inner tubes in her garage to make jewelry back in 2006, now produces highly durable jewelry that not only looks chic, but also diverts old bike tubes from the landfill. Click through to see Urban Lace’s full line of rubber creations!

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[2] Urban Lace: http://urbanlacejewelry.com/

[3] Barbi Touron: http://www.linkedin.com/in/barbitouron

[4] More >: http://www.ecouterre.com/urban-lace-delicate-jewelry-crafted-from-recycled-bike-inner-tubes/

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