Friday, August 19, 2011

Chevron Necklace

Last Fab Friday we revisited childhood via paper fortune tellers, and today I have another grade school reminiscence for you. Remember folded gum wrapper chains? I collected enough wrappers to make a chain wayyy longer than I was tall, and can still conjure up its delicious Juicy Fruit scent... ah, memories!

Marbled paper necklace

I love the reincarnation of a paper chain as stylish jewelry. Manuela of Manufacta in Sicily created this sand and sea colored necklace with beautiful hand marbled paper from Florence. She also shows some eye-catching, crimped paper jewelry in the shop, but the majority of her work is in perfect sync with the current V-shaped chevron craze. No gum chewing required!


  1. I clicked over to the Etsy site. Some very cool pieces there. Great find.

  2. Lovely Ann. And her shop has such beautiful crimped jewellery and I fell so inspired.

  3. beautiful I love it
    Greetings Baukje

  4. This is very stylish and the paper used looks gorgeous. I have no idea how you find all these Fab Fridays, (and your other finds) but glad you share! Thanks, Ann!

  5. Oh my gosh, I love the paper she used! What a lovely piece of jewelry. And now you have me imagining the scent of Juicy Fruit! :)

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  7. You'd never think this was paper! So stylish and classy looking. Thanks for sharing another fabulous find!

  8. oooh, I'm so happy and proud to be here!! Thank you so much, Ann, for your words about my paper jewellery. Thanks a lot everyone


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