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Mon, 10 Jan 2011

Recycle Your Jewelry! Part Two

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Recycle Your Jewelry! Part Two
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Diamond and Jewelry Tips

By Erika W.

Recycled Jewelry - Before and After Pics

Visit Recycle Your Jewelry - Part One for simple tips on how to maximize the potential of valuable unused diamonds, colored stones and mountings. Now, get inspired by jewelry recycling projects posted by Pricescopers. It's time to revive your jewels!


1. Ballerina to Bezels

A family piece is recycled into two contemporary jewelry pieces- .28 ct diamond bezel pendant and .50 ct diamond band. A fantastic use of diamonds that were hidden away in the jewelry box!


Before

Ballerina style diamond ring
Posted by chickpea
Suggestions for a reset?

After

Bezel Diamond Pendant
Posted by chickpea
yeah! my recycle project is done!

bezel diamond ring
Posted by chickpea


2. From the 1980s to the 21st Century

A ridged gold 80s green tourmaline ring is updated in a new silver solitaire setting. Texaskj scrapped the gold and used the proceeds for a fresh new mounting.


Before

80s heavy gold ring
Posted by texaskj
It came from the '80's....

After

Bezel Diamond Pendant
Posted by texaskj
It came from the '80's part 2


3. Cluster Ring to Stacking Ring

Me&myboys recycled her anniversary ring into a more practical diamond eternity band. The original was a beauty, but lifestyle changes made the transformation a must.


Before

diamond cluster ring
Posted by me&myboys
The Re-Birth of My Ring :o)

After

Diamond Eternity Band
Posted by me&myboys
The Re-Birth of My Ring :o)


4. Bracelet to Pendant

Citygal chose to recycle the diamonds from her gold bracelet into a five-stone pendant that better fits her style. The .77ctw of diamonds are now set in white gold.

Before

diamond cluster ring
Posted by citygal
From a bracelet to a pendant!

After

Diamond Eternity Band
Posted by citygal
From a bracelet to a pendant!


5. Shared Prong to Scattered Diamond Band

The diamonds in HooCares original setting were overwhelmed by heavy prongs. The end result? Sparkling diamonds flush set in a contemporary scattered diamond band.

Before

diamond anniversary
Posted by HooCares
WF Scattered Diamond Band (Recycling Project Complete!)

After

Diamond Eternity Band
Posted by HooCares
WF Scattered Diamond Band (Recycling Project Complete!)


6. Halo Ring to Halo Pendant

After upgrading to a different diamond engagement ring, mela lu recycled her cushion cut diamond into a diamond halo pendant. Stunning!

Before

halo diamond ring
Posted by mela lu
My Cushion Cut Pave E-Ring

After

Halo Diamond Pendant
Posted by mela lu
Recycle project complete: My Halo Cushion Pendant (custom)


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Share your recycled jewlery projects! Show Me the Bling!



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