Don’t Throw Your Unwanted Jewelry Away – Recast it Instead

Don’t Throw Your Unwanted Jewelry Away – Recast it Instead

Don’t Throw Your Unwanted Jewelry Away – Recast it Instead

We all have a ton of jewelry in jewelry boxes and draped over mirrors and stands.

And, there will be a high percentage we don’t actually wear.

But there are those pieces which just don’t go with anything you have in your closet.

Perhaps you’ve just had them too long, and your taste has changed?

Well, rather than throw them away there is a new trend happening in the fashion world – recasting old jewelry.

What Does Recast Mean?

To recast your jewelry you need only to repurpose it or wear it in a new and interesting way.

Recasting involves taking something and adding it to another piece. You’ll be amazed what a great effect it will have on any outfit.

Here are some great examples of recasting.

Don’t Throw Your Unwanted Jewelry Away – Recast it Instead

Don’t Throw Your Unwanted Jewelry Away – Recast it Instead

Examples of Recasting Brooches

Go through your old brooches and choose ones that have a similar metal base to your handbag. So, if you bag has silver clips, grab a silver based brooch and pin it front and center. You could also attach it to the strap for a touch of flamboyance.

Why stop at one? Add a series of brooches all the way up each handbag strap.

Examples of Recasting Clip On Earrings

Grab those old clip on earrings and put them on your shoes.

Mix and match the designs too. No one said you had to have matching earrings on the top of your shoes.

You can add earrings or brooches to pumps, heels and even sneakers – it’s up to you.

Go on give it a go and let us know what new and inspiring designs you come up with.

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