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Zipped-Up Eco Accessories

Toni and Tree Make One-Of-A-Kind Zipper Jewelry

— October 2, 2009 — Eco
We've seen some zipper jewelry before, and Etsy seller toniandtree does a great job bringing even more creativity to the idea. The brooches featured on the site are original pieces that incorporate the zipper into the design.

Zipper jewelry always looks cooler than its closure competitors. Button jewelry is cool, but the creativity involved in zipper jewelry makes it more interesting. The fact that toniandtree uses recycled zippers makes these extra cool.

Implications - My favorite piece of the bunch has got to be the skull-adorned heart zipper piece as its punk mentality totally matches my fashion sensibilities completely. Rock on ladies and gentlemen!
Trend Themes
1. Zipper Jewelry - Creating unique accessories by incorporating zippers into designs, using recycled materials for sustainability.
2. Eco-friendly Accessories - An emphasis on sustainability in accessory creation, using recycled materials to reduce environmental impact.
3. Alternative Fasteners - Exploring new ways to incorporate alternative materials and fasteners in jewelry design, utilizing zippers for a unique touch.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Accessories - Incorporating sustainability and unique materials in accessory design, providing consumers ethical and fashion-forward options.
2. Upcycling - Using recycled materials, including zippers, for creative and unique designs that reduce waste and promote sustainability.
3. Handmade Goods - Exploring creative techniques in handmade design, including zippers, for one-of-a-kind pieces that showcase artisanal talent and unique materials.
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