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Madeleine from the Crafts Council has responded to the challenge with an elegant marsh grass necklace.

Made during a walk from a kind of wild grass which is tubular with a foamy/polystyreney material inside – the end of the grass tapers to a needle and can be inserted into the ‘foam’ at the point the grass is broken off to create a link. Photo: Alex Bonney

I gave some of the packaging material to young woman I met from Lithuania who aspires to go to Art College to study jewellery. She arrived in the studio with some lovely pieces she had made from the throwaway packaging.

Packaging piece