ArtcycledMosaics

Upcycled Broken China Jewelry and Belt Buckles

Seattle, Washington · 23 Sales

ArtcycledMosaics

Upcycled Broken China Jewelry and Belt Buckles

Seattle, Washington 23 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Darcy

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Artcycled Mosaics transforms broken china dishes into one-of-a-kind recycled and upcycled jewelry bordered in cement grout including unique necklaces, pendants, earrings and rings. Once treasured dishes are reborn as fun and functional eco-friendly adornments.

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Last updated on Feb 14, 2018

ArtcycledMosaics will be closed for a while due to other commitments. Thanks for stopping by and please visit my shop again.

Artcycled Mosaics transforms broken china dishes into one-of-a-kind recycled and upcycled jewelry bordered in cement grout including unique necklaces, pendants, earrings and rings. Once treasured dishes are reborn as fun and functional eco-friendly adornments.

Darcy

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Jennifer

Jennifer on Feb 20, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Love, Love this buckle...the pictures don't do it justice! So beautiful in real life!!! Can't wait to wear it! Thank you again!

Cherubini

Cherubini on Jan 2, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I really do like broken china jewelry and I have several pieces, but these are really unique with the sterling bezel and the black grout. Very artsy indeed!

leslieannb1

leslieannb1 on Feb 5, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Just received today, that was quick, and beautifully packaged. Can't wait to wear it tomarrow! Thank you so much!

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The amazing RAGS Wearable Art Show is this weekend in Tacoma, WA. If you are nearby come and check it out. This free show features over 60 artisans and raises funds for domestic violence protect. For more info www.ragswearableart.com

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Some broken/chipped plates ready to be cut for new earrings as holiday shows approach.

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A variety of Artcycled belt buckles displayed at a recent show. These are so fun to make!

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About

One of a kind upcycled adornments created from broken china plates and bordered with grout.

I am a self taught mosaic artisan who has been creating unique mosaic garden art for over fifteen years. Around 2005, after inheriting a box of jewelry findings from a great aunt, I began developing my mosaic jewelry line. Finishing the borders with cement grout was a natural choice for me because it is the same material I use on all my larger pieces, and it has now become a signature of my jewelry work. My one-of-a-kind pieces ranges from small delicate earrings and necklaces to cocktail rings and bold statement necklaces. As the china is repurposed, each pattern is limited and no two pieces are the same.

The desire to use recycled materials comes from my belief that our everyday items have a second life; the challenge, and fun, is in finding out what that is. I love the process of taking cracked, broken or cast off objects and giving them a new lease on life. From a young age, I observed my grandmother as she salvaged seemingly useless items which she always transformed into something wonderful. In keeping with her spirit I try challenge myself to be as creative as she was and create unexpected pieces out of everyday objects.

Shop members

  • Darcy

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I am a self taught mosaic who started creating jewelry after inheriting a box of jewelry findings from a great aunt. My desire to use recycled china comes from my beleif that every days items have a second life, we just need to find out what that is.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 30, 2017
Each piece of ArtcycledMosaics jewelry is lovingly handcrafted out of recycled or broken china dishes. As the plates I use are upcycled there may be slight wear marks in the piece, these marks attest to the history of the china and this will in no way affect the use of the item. For additional info about my work please visit www.Artcycled.com.

My unique adornments are hand cut from a cracked, chipped or broken plate, the edges are ground smooth, then the ceramic is set onto the bezel. After the piece is set I choose the border color and then cement grout is individually applied to frame the piece and protect the edges of the china. My final steps are to seal the piece and set it in the jewelry findings.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I make every effort to create high quality pieces that will delight you. If you decide to return the item, please contact me with in 5 days of receipt of your piece The item must be unworn and in its original condition and be carefully re-packaged, and shipped back with in seven days (at your own expense) with delivery confirmation. Please insure the item if it is over $60. Once the item arrives back to me, in its original condition, I will refund price of the item. Shipping charges will not be refunded for returned items unless there was an error on my part. Items that have been customized in any way are not eligible for returns or refunds.
Payment
Washington State Residents - Please note that I am required to add state sales tax, based upon your shipping location, to your invoice. This amount will be added to your Invoice but may not show up on your Etsy order.

Transactions will be cancelled and pieces will be re-listed after 48 hours if payment has not been made unless other arrangements have been made with me. Please let me know if you are having trouble completing your transaction.

GIFT CERTIFICATES
ArtcycledMosaics gift certificates may be redeemed for any item in my shop. If the value of the certificate exceeds the purchase amount the balance will be recorded as a store credit only.
Shipping
All items listed are available for shipment 2-3 days from cleared payment, via USPS. All purchases over $60.00 to the U.S. are sent Priority Mail with delivery confirmation. Each item will be carefully gift wrapped in environmentally friendly materials, with care instructions.

Items will be shipped to the confirmed Etsy address and I will notify you of the shipping date. Combined shipping will apply for any items ordered and paid for at one time.

Please covo me, before paying, if expedited shipping is required and I will send you a new invoice for your payment.
Additional policies and FAQs
I do my best to adequately describe each piece and photograph the details carefully. Please note that computer monitors differ so there may be slight color variations from what is shown. If you have any questions or need additional information please let me know.

I hope you are as happy with your ArtcycledMosaics broken china jewelry as I am creating it. Please let me know if you have any comments or questions.

Wholesale inquiries are welcome for many of my pieces.