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Upcycled Keyboard Jewelry

The R U My Typ3? Necklace is a Wearable CPU Accessory

— October 6, 2012 — Fashion
Spiritfiredesigns from Etsy turns old keyboard keys into bold dangling neck pieces in her 'R U My Typ3?' jewelry collection.

The IT keys are taken from old bulky keyboards and glued onto a piece of felt. Colorful glass beads are hand sewn onto the fabric to decorate the spaces in between the keys and outline the boarder. To make sure that the design remains stable and the thread is not visible, another slab of felt is attached to the back. A thick black satin ribbon is used to attach the necklace and hides under your hair.

The R U My Typ3? necklace is an upcycled marvel for all the computer nerds out there who can't get enough of squishy computer keys.
Trend Themes
1. Upcycled Jewelry - Using old keyboard keys to create wearable accessories presents opportunities for eco-friendly fashion.
2. Retro Tech Fashion - The R U My Typ3? necklace taps into the nostalgia for old computing technology, offering a unique fashion statement.
3. Creative Recycling - Repurposing discarded computer components showcases the potential for innovative designs and sustainable practices.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Accessories - The upcycled keyboard jewelry collection represents a niche market within the fashion accessory industry, appealing to tech-savvy individuals who value sustainability.
2. Etsy E-commerce - Online marketplaces like Etsy provide a platform for independent artisans to showcase and sell their unique creations, including upcycled jewelry made from old keyboard keys.
3. E-waste Management - Transforming outdated computer components into fashionable accessories highlights the potential for more efficient handling and repurposing of electronic waste.
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