Very cool reuse of pop tops

Bag'n-telle

Ever wonder what can be accomplished using a few pull tabs, a key, staple remover, and wire cutters? Look at what crossed my desk today. If anyone knows the designer, let me know.

source: The Meta Picture

Update: Thanks to my loyal followers, the talented Brazilian ladies of Escama Studio are the source of this inspirational use of pop tops.

Escama Studio is a collaborative design studio based in California and Brazil making beautiful recycled fashion accessories using crochet and recycled aluminium pull-tabs.

Here is a video from their website showing the various steps required to make a pull-tab bag: from sourcing recycled aluminium, sorting usable tabs, washing, polishing, trimming and crocheting pop tops into the finished products. The result is an elegant and striking collection of accessories that illustrates their creative and innovative design-style, from post-consumer and other sustainable materials, through partnerships with producers in underprivileged communities.

http://www.escamastudio.com/inspiration.html

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