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About

To see the items currently in my etsy shop, click here! http://threepeats.etsy.com

I've always collected vintage jewelry but didn't wear much of it. It was too heavy, too fragile or too tacky! One summer I decided to see if I could use some of the beads and chain from broken pieces I had to create a necklace I would actually wear...one that was long, light and versatile.

As a dance teacher in NYC, I wanted a necklace that I could get on and off easily and that would look good no matter how it slipped around my neck! The design I came up with included three chain sections interspersed with three beaded sections...three repeated sections...or (tada!) threepeats. My designs have evolved over time and now I also work with recycled t-shirt yarn, silk ribbon from recycled saris, felted wool beads and vintage ribbon and lace AND I…

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  • Female
  • Joined January 25, 2008

Favorite materials

vintage lucite and glass beads, recycled T shirt yarn, vintage ribbon and lace, silk ribbon made from recycled saris

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threepeats
threepeats Jewelry NYC

About

To see the items currently in my etsy shop, click here! http://threepeats.etsy.com

I've always collected vintage jewelry but didn't wear much of it. It was too heavy, too fragile or too tacky! One summer I decided to see if I could use some of the beads and chain from broken pieces I had to create a necklace I would actually wear...one that was long, light and versatile.

As a dance teacher in NYC, I wanted a necklace that I could get on and off easily and that would look good no matter how it slipped around my neck! The design I came up with included three chain sections interspersed with three beaded sections...three repeated sections...or (tada!) threepeats. My designs have evolved over time and now I also work with recycled t-shirt yarn, silk ribbon from recycled saris, felted wool beads and vintage ribbon and lace AND I started making earrings.

Since I was already familiar with etsy as a buyer, it was the obvious place to set up shop to sell my unique, handmade, eco-friendly pieces.

I twitter as threepeats @ http://twitter.com/threepeats/
Follow me on FB @ http://facebook.com/threepeatsJewelry

I LOVE that I can recycle old things that people no longer wear into new things that are usable, comfortable and affordable.

Please feel free to contact me with wholesale inquiries or requests.

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