by Kathryn Saville
Recycling is more than just putting bottles in a blue box. Some ingenious artisans are turning junk into gems. Checkout this selection of stylish crap.
Mexican artist Armando Ramirez doesn't let anything go to waste. He turns cogs and wheels from various machines, including cars, into complete chess sets. Pawns, kings, bishops and knights are all shaped from spark plugs, screws, bearings and other miscellaneous bits and pieces. www.novica.com