Creating Chandeliers From Recycled Bicycles
Carolina Fontoura Alzaga repurposes salvaged bike parts to create unique lighting fixtures, which she sells on Etsy.
As an eco-friendly lighting option, Carolina Fontoura Alzaga (Facaro) repurposes bike parts to create unique chandeliers, table lamps, and wall sconces. The intricate lighting fixtures, which feature hanging bicycle chains, make up the CONNECT series sold on her Etsy store.
The metal and bike parts are salvaged from scrap metal yards and bicycle shop dumpsters situated around Los Angeles, California. The designs range in price from $125 up to $4,200. You can take a look at the video Etsy recently made about Alzaga below to learn more about her ideas and process: