What’s on your Christmas list this year? We’ve put together a gift guide for those wanting to shop sustainably. These are our favourite upcycled gifts for every price point. All of our marketplace items are upcycled and they all include free international shipping.
Gift Guide Items Under $30
The TOASTIE S pouch is the perfect compact storage organizer. Constructed from upcycled yacht sail, this pouch is super durable! Use it for toiletries, stationary, tech hardware, GoPro accessories, or adventure tools. The TOASTIE will keep your belongings secure while on the move.
TOASTIE is hand made by Sealand in Cape Town, South Africa, and has a lifetime warrantee.
This original present is made from an upcycled test tube and reclaimed hard wood.
It is a wonderful way to add a cute fresh look to a living space or office. The Kiss vase was handmade by Keren and Daniel Singer in Yeroham, Israel.
Heart Coin Bracelet
This gorgeous hand cut, vintage coin heart bracelet was handmade in Cape Town, South Africa. The beautiful heart is hand cut from a vintage coin and pierced on both sides. It hangs on an adjustable, metallic black/gold chain.
Gift Guide Items Under $40
The Lampa II is made from a burnt out upcycled light bulb and reclaimed hard wood. It adds a fun and contemporary look to a space. The Lampa II was handmade by Keren and Daniel Singer in Yeroham, Israel.
Flip Flop Earrings
These stunning earrings are made from flip flops that wash up on the shores of Mali, in West Africa. The earrings are then hand coiled at RUBY in South Africa. These beautiful earrings come in 8 different colours.
Heart Coin Necklaces
The RUBY heart coin necklaces are made from vintage coins. All coins are personally selected for their individual beauty then hand cut into a heart shape. Handmade in Cape Town, South Africa.
Double Coin Necklaces
The RUBY double coin necklaces come in either silver or copper. Get 2 gorgeous, coin pendants for the price of 1! Each of these stunning, vintage coin pendants hangs on it’s own chain, so you can layer them, wear ’em separately or style with your other pieces!
The RUBY bullet crystal features a gorgeous druzy spirit quartz crystal. The powerful spirit quartz is attached to a repurposed brass bullet shell. This is the perfect gift guide item for those looking for magic and spirituality. Crystals over pistols!
The Toasties are super functional and durable! These Toasties were made from upcycled truck tarpaulin. Toasties were handmade in Cape Town, South Africa and have a lifetime guarantee.
Need a gift guide idea for someone who has everything? This stylish notebook is handmade from upcycled tyres in India. It is sure to spark a conversation wherever you take it! Your purchase supports Indian entrepreneurs and takes tyres out of the waste stream.
Gift Guide Items Under $50
Tuna Can Clocks
These small clocks are handmade from upcycled tin cans and reclaimed wood. They have a classic shape, sophisticated design and an industrial rustic style. Keren and Daniel Singer make these clocks in Yeroham, Israel.
Get 2 gorgeous necklaces for the price of 1! A silver vintage coin necklace joins forces with a stunning rose quartz arrowhead. Each hangs on it’s own chain, so you can layer them, wear ’em separately or style with your other pieces
Dipped Shark’s Tooth and Vintage Coin Necklace
The gorgeous silver dipped shark’s tooth provides glamorous armour to protect the modern urban warrior. It is a fossilized shark’s tooth that is millions of years old.
The silver coin necklace hangs at 70cm and the silver dipped shark’s tooth necklace is 90cm. Each comes on it’s own adjustable chain so you can wear them together or style separately.
Gift Guide Items Under $60
These unique, heart-shaped wall clocks are handmade from an upcycled vinyl LP records. They are made by Laurynas Mazeliauskas and Žilvinas Kuprėnas in Lithuania. They are great home decor pieces and would make awesome gifts.
This beautiful vegan leather iPad case is handmade from upcycled tyres in India. It is very high-quality and functional. Your purchase supports Indian entrepreneurs and takes tyres out of the waste stream.
This stylish, denim midi backpack was handmade by Chicago-based upcycler Ulia Kordiukova. We love the classic designs of these stunning bags!
This robust and stylish handbag is perfect for everyday use. It is handmade from upcycled tyres in India! Your purchase supports Indian entrepreneurs and takes tyres out of the waste stream.
Gift Guide Items Under $80
Bucket bags are so trendy and useful. Perfect for our gift guide. This bag was made out of real leather that used to be someone’s jacket! Ulia Kordiukova hand makes these gorgeous leather bucket bags in Chicago.
Gift Guide Items Under $90
Black Tiger Backpack
This beautiful vegan leather bag is handmade from upcycled tyres in India. It is a very high-quality and functional backpack.
Lampa II – Set of 3
A set of three wooden wall vases, made from burnt out upcycled light bulbs and reclaimed hard wood. Why 3? Because 1 is very very nice, but 3 is absolutely gorgeous!
These vases will add a fun and contemporary look and feel.
Gift Guide Items Under $100
We think Ulia’s upcycled leather bags are absolutely beautiful. These backpack bags are very trendy and yet also quite classic. These are high-quality, handmade pieces made to love for years to come.
Tyre Laptop Bags
This gift guide item is perfect for travel and office use. Upcycled tyres are better than leather as they are cruelty-free and eco-friendly. They are also highly durable. This laptop bag is completely washable and waterproof!
Gift Guide Items Under $120
The TOMMY Tote is made from upcycled bedouin stretch tent. It’s a simple and functional tote bag. Perfect to be used as a college, work, or around town shoulder or carry bag. TOMMY is internally lined with a water resistant nylon (former marketing banners), and can accommodate your laptop, stationary and sketch pads up to an A3 size.
TOMMY is hand made in the Sealand workshop situated in Cape Town, South Africa, and has a lifetime warrantee.
The DUNE Duffle is a compact travel companion, perfect as an over night bag, gym bag, or an on flight carry bag. It is made from an upcycled bedouin stretch tent and has a lifetime warrantee.
The JOLLA is the perfect everyday backpack for college, work, or around town. Great for an adventure where a compact yet tough day pack is required!
Gift Guide Items Under $150
The CHOOB Duffel was made from an upcycled yacht sail! It is the perfect travel bag for adventures. The CHOOB was hand made in the Sealand workshop situated in Cape Town, South Africa, and has a lifetime warrantee.
Gift Guide Items Under $170
Dune Duffel Medium
The DUNE Duffle medium is made from upcycled bedouin stretch tent. It offers a large pack space with a wide, open entry for easy access. This is a highly practical and usable bag!
The DUNE Duffel is hand made in the Sealand workshop situated in Cape Town, South Africa, and has a lifetime warrantee.