Wedding accessories (and classy weapons!?) from the Broken Plate Pendant Co.

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Never has grandma's old chipped china looked so menacing, or so amazing.

I knew that it was offbeat sponsor LOVE when I saw that Juliet Ames, a Baltimore-based crafter behind The Broken Plate Pendant Co., makes china knuckles that double as one bad-ass necklace. The Broken Plate Pendant Co also has some amazing options for non-lethal jewelry as well for brides and grooms who would like to incorporate recycled materials into their big day. ("Something old," anyone?)

Keep reading to get in on an Offbeat Bride discount, and to see what the Broken Plate Pendant Co. can do with another woman's trash.

From pendants to belt buckles, Juliet can custom make your wedding accessories! The Broken Plate Co. specializes in making custom jewelry from broken sentimental family china. How sweet is that!? So if you have some so-chipped-it's-unusable china plates from your late grandmother (like I do), you could have them become a special part of your wedding day with a special memorial necklace, or bouquet charm.

Aside from her ready-made collections, Juliet also makes custom matching sets for bridesmaids and groomsmen as well. I love the cufflinks. Juliet will work closely with you to select to select the perfect plate to compliment your wedding's color scheme or theme.

Don't even get me started on the pendants selection. OMG, so much cool shit to look at in here! If you love the pendants as much as I do, this discount's right up your alley:

OFFBEAT DISCOUNT: The Broken Plate Pendant Co. is offering readers of Offbeat Bride one free pendant with the purchase of a four piece matching wedding party set.

Get in on that discount and this could be you and your adorable wedding party!

So what are you waiting for — me to break out my china knuckles? Get your upcycled loving, heirloom cherishing, cool-shit loving butts over to Juliet's site ibreakplates.com and find your missing piece!

  1. I just linked this to a million different people for the knucks.

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  2. I love this! i really really love this, what a fantastic idea to keep something in the family and give it a new life!

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  3. These are awesome. Also, is the link supposed to say "piece" instead of "pice"? I could it being some sort of OBB trendy thing that I'm just not in on yet, haha. (Sorry, couldn't find the edit button.)

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    • Yup, I totally mean "piece" thanks for the head's up.

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  4. For Offbeat Homies: Juliet also makes great home accessories! I used my folks' groovy 60s plates for the first few years of my adult life, but after I got married last year, my new husband and I wanted to declutter and part with my parents' set. So I had the Broken Plate Co. make me a necklace, my sister a pair of earrings, and my parents a trivet and wine bottle opener. Everyone–especially my parents–loved the gifts, and we were able to part with the rest of the plates without losing the good memories. I highly recommend!

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  5. So there is a Jewish betrothal ceremony called Tena'im. At the end of this ceremony the mothers traditionally break plates. I have read that there is a tradition of the bride using pieces of these plates to make jewelry for her bridesmaids. Until now, I've never really understood how one might make jewelry out of shards of broken china. Now I know! I might even go find my old tena'im plates and have something made.

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    • Yes! I know for a FACT that Juliet can, will, and HAS made jewelry from Tena'im plates. Awesome idea.

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  6. I love this so cute just wondering if anyone knows how long it takes to get the finished pieces ?? But so cool need something unigue for my oct wedding ??

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    • Hi Rebecca! October would be no problem. Email me your color scheme and I will help you track down a perfect plate (if you don't have one already) My email is juliet (at) ibreakplates.com

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  7. I've been a fan (and friend) of Juliet and her work since the start. It's about time OBB gave her some wedding cred! I'm so excited that now I'm planning my wedding and can have her make something amazing for my special day!

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