Cutting up vintage tin cans may make antique collectors cringe, but that’s just what Shixie does to make these absolutely adorable earrings and necklaces. The artist upcycles old food and drink cans, toys and other metal flea market finds into jewelry in the shape of cute tiny dresses. The small scale patterns on the packaging make the perfect "fabric" for her 50’s inspired frocks.
Shixie hangs the little recycled dresses from teeny handmade clothes hangers made from silver, gold fill or copper. She sells the wee fashions on her Etsy shop for about $22 to $35.
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By: Elsa Blaine - Published: Jan 10, 2011 • References: etsy