zipper braceletsby Louise Loewenstein
- the story
Zip Your Wrists
Give your wrists a little zip with these funky and unique bracelets handmade from real zippers. Sure to make people do a double-take, these original pieces are durable, nicely weighted and real conversation pieces, plus they have a nice jingle to them when you walk. Handmade by artist
Louise Loewenstein who was inspired to create her own jewelry line after a trip to South Africa showed her the potential of everyday items in crafts. Easy-to-use magnetic closure. Choose from silver or black and silver. Handmade in the Massachusetts.
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Please note, the Silver Zipper Bracelet has been discontinued. When it sells out, it will no longer be available. Our apologies for any inconvenience.
- Item ID
- Made from
- plastic, magnet, zipper
- 7.25" L
- the maker
Louise Loewenstein has been a contemporary fiber artist for over 30 years. Her first work was making baskets that expand the traditional image of this ancient Native American craft. More recently, her line of zipper jewelry was inspired by a trip to South Africa and an immersion into native crafts. Many items Louise saw for sale began with recycled materials. When she returned home she began to see everyday items in a new way.
"As I worked with a variety of zipper pulls, the challenge became how to configure them so that it was not obvious what they were at first glance," says Louise. " When people realized the necklaces were made of zippers they were amused. Bringing a little whimsy into our world was reason enough to keep creating new designs!"
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