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Reusing Bottle Caps

Friday, August 21st, 2009

orange clockpopA woman from Greece decided that she got tired of throwing away bottle caps, so she decided to save them and have her kids play with them.  Then one day, struck by inspiration, Alison Davidson decided that the bottle caps were beautiful in their own right, and decided that she had to do something with them.  Davidson thought they looked eerily similar to the markers on a clock that she had just bought for her son’s room, so she decided to make a clock.

She took spokes from old bikes, put the bottle caps on the ends of them and put a battery-powered clock work.  She dubbed it “Clockpop,” and continued to make more for her friends and family as gifts.  Then as word got around, people started to ask her to sell them.  Fast forward to a few weeks ago, and she opened up her online shop REaction Gifts where she reuses cd’s to make small clocks read more »