Secco shop opening party

On Wednesday evening Eve & I joined Isabella, Marko et al at the Secco shop opening party. Secco specializes in products made with recycled materials – their motto is "The Treasures of Wasteland". Their new shop is at Fredrikinkatu 33, right in the centre of Helsinki’s trendy boutique district.

Secco shop opening party
Secco shop opening party

There were lots of interesting people, including a few familiar faces.

DJ Marko
DJ Marko

Marko was in charge of the DJ’ing, and seemed to enjoy the attention.

Wasteland garden" jewelry

And of course there were the fascinating Secco products. This ‘Wasteland Garden" jewelry, designed by Anja Hult, is made of black tyre rubber and coloured beads.

Jewelry made from small odds & ends
Jewelry made from small odds & ends" jewelry

This colourful jewelry is made from lots of small odds & ends, strung on a chain.

Bowl made from vinyl record
Bowl made from vinyl record" jewelry

I especially like these bowls made from old vinyl records.

More wine bottle glasses
Glasses made from wine bottles" jewelry

And these glasses and candlesticks made from old wine bottles are fun. The patterns on the glasses are etched, so they’ll withstand dishwashers.

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