Sustainable And Innovative Necklace From Marine Debris
Meet Meredith, a sustainable and innovative necklace from marine debris.
We handmade this sustainable and innovative necklace from marine debris, including pieces of discarded fishing net, marine rope, fishing twine and also reclaimed fishing line. Collected from our beaches and waterways, the marine debris we use is deliberately intended to carry an eco message, along with the bio resin face and sea star which is filled with pieces of micro plastics.
Sustainable And Innovative Necklace With An Eco Message.
Recycled marine rope makes up the necklace’s cord and also forms the foundation for this unusual piece of ethical and wearable art. Added to this is a bio resin pendant in the shape of a mermaid’s face which nestles among a tangle of fishing twine and netting. To keep her company, a sea star sits amongst the tangle of netting and twine as well.
She is a lightweight and durable piece which won’t scratch or itch but may lightly tickle you with her fishing line.
Message From Meredith
My name is Meredith.
My name is Celtic for ” Protector of the sea.”.
I’ve been hand made using debris collected off beaches along the Sunshine Coast, including bits of gill net, fishing line, fishing twine, cast netting and also micro plastics.
My base cord is soft and pliable recycled marine rope with everything else subsequently stitched or woven around it. Being slightly frayed and stained from time in the ocean, it additionally adds to the significance of my story.
My centre piece features a bio resin mermaid, which Jo handmade and moreover embedded micro plastics in as a statement about the impact of plastics on marine life. The mermaid is also nestling in her hair of tangled fishing twine and gill netting.
Tangled and frayed gill net and reclaimed fishing line have also been hand stitched to my marine rope. This adds to the scene of tangled man-made waste.
A few small seed beads and a crystal bead also sit among the tangle of marine debris as a luxurious touch to my tangle of waste.
I am totally hand made. There isn’t another necklace like me, so be reassured that when you wear me, you are truly making a fashion statement.
Jo has made me to be light weight and sturdy, so that I am both a fashion statement and an environmental statement.
I hope you have as much fun wearing me as Jo undoubtedly did making me.
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Discarded and reclaimed marine rope
Repurposed fishing line
Reclaimed gill and cast net
Discarded and reclaimed fishing twine
Plastic seed beads
Pieces of hard plastic
Necklace length [ Marine rope + cap] approx. 52 cm
Bio resin sea star: Length: 4 cm Width: 4 cm
Bio Resin Mermaid face: Length: 3.5 cm Width: 2.75 cm
Weight: 8 grams