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Upcycled jewellery

Turning rubbish into
jewellery you’ll treasure

Latest Products

Our products are made from waste plastic, industrial offcuts, pre-loved textiles and recycled precious metals. Formed into unusual shapes, using striking colour combinations and materials you wouldn’t expect, each piece is a masterpiece of upcycling.

From minimalist elegance to bold statement pieces, find the missing puzzle piece to make your outfit a bit more special.

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Meet the maker

Lou has been making jewellery for the last 4 years, having taught herself at her dining table with a starter kit of pliers and jewellery findings.

Never content with sitting still and with a passion for sustainability, Lou’s constantly upskilling and finding new materials to work with. Trash Panda is a brand new jewellery collection using waste materials.

Trash Panda Blog

  • A sheet of blue marbled plastic, made from milk bottle tops, on top of a panini press
    Spring update

    Time flies! I thought it was about time for another update on the project and how I've been using the Crowdfunder money. The workshop is [...]

  • A logo that is mustard and purple in colour, with bold words in a sign format saying 'Trash Panda'. There's a racoon reaching over the front of the sign.
    Becoming Trash Panda

    It's been a while since I sent an update, sorry about that. There's been lots going on behind the scenes and I'm so close to [...]

  • A heavily filtered photo of a wooden studio workshop with glass windows and doors.
    Workshop update – December 2023

    Phew, what a whirlwind this has been! I'm excited to write with an update on my workshop and the new Offcut Project. I've placed an [...]

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