We are excited to have just brought in jewelry by local artist Larissa Wilson of Butternutsquash! Larissa creates her one-of-a-kind pieces from recycled materials and found objects. For example, bobby pins are created from cardboard bingo tokens that have been covered with comic conversations. Bracelets are handcrafted from recycled industrial cardboard tube and covered with recycled wallpaper and then made water resistant with acrylic varnish. I discovered Butternutsquash at the 2010 LOLA Giant show and am thrilled to have her work in Essential Goods!