Yes, it's true, plastics are the hottest new trend in jewelry this year. From bangles to earrings, some of the worlds top designers including Prada and Missoni are making fashion history with plastic.
If you are in the plastics business, whether you sell plastic materials, create molds or manufacture plastic parts, you understand the versatility of this medium. It is this versatility that has set the stage for designers and manufacturers. These new creations come in a myriad of colors, textures and sizes. And, you can create a great statement with large light-weight plastic jewelry for less money than other materials.
Magazines and retailers throughout the industry are paying a lot of attention to this trend and you should too. If you are reading this article, you are probably in the business of plastics. And, while few of us are going to start making plastic jewelry, the attention paid to this material by the fashion world helps everyone understand the benefits of using plastic in producing products of every kind. The consuming public will look at plastics in a different light as designers continue to express their creativity with this versatile material.
Dinosaur Designs resin necklace.
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