Emily Hunter: Crafting Stories and Memories through Repurposed Silverware


Meet Emily Hunter, the creative mind behind Muskoka, Repurposed, a unique venture that transforms ordinary silverware into extraordinary pieces of jewelry and accessories. From rings made of copper pipes to bracelets crafted from forks and beautiful pendants formed from nails, Emily’s passion for repurposing knows no bounds. This blog post will delve into Emily’s journey and her love for storytelling through silverware.

The Early Years:

From a young age, Emily had a keen eye for seeing the potential in everyday objects. Instead of discarding materials, she would envision new possibilities. Copper pipes became rings, forks transformed into bracelets, and nails evolved into stunning pendants. Wood pieces found a new life as personalized signs, reflecting Emily’s commitment to sustainability and creativity.

The Silverware Revelation:

Emily’s love for repurposing took a fascinating turn when she discovered the art of crafting silverware jewelry. Intrigued by the idea that a single piece of silverware could be transformed into a myriad of accessories and hand-crafted items, she embarked on a journey to breathe new life into forgotten utensils. What sets her work apart is the appreciation for the stories that silverware carries, having witnessed countless moments around dinner tables with family and friends.

Crafting Memories:

A close-up image of two stamped metal spoons reading "spoonful of joy" and "spoonful of love" on a black background.

Spoonful of Joy and Spoonful of Love Spoons Made by Muskoka, Repurposed

For Emily, the process of bending, cutting, and reshaping silverware goes beyond mere craftsmanship. It’s a way of preserving family memories and history. Each piece tells a story, and Emily takes pride in being the storyteller. Through her work, she invites others to connect with the past while embracing the beauty of the present.

Environmental Consciousness:

As someone committed to environmental responsibility, Emily emphasizes the importance of reusing, repurposing, and upcycling materials. Muskoka, Repurposed stands as a testament to her dedication to sustainable practices. By transforming silverware into new and awe-inspiring pieces, Emily creates unique accessories and contributes to reducing waste and minimizing her environmental footprint.

Discover Emily’s Work:

You can experience the beauty of Emily’s creations by exploring Muskoka, Repurposed’s offerings. One notable showcase is the “Evening in Muskoka Box,” available within our Curated Gift Boxes. Immerse yourself in the charm of Muskoka through Emily’s repurposed masterpieces and add a touch of history to your jewelry collection.

Box of crackers, muskoka made jam, spoon, and wine charm on top of a wooden cutting board

Muskoka Gift Box – Evening in Muskoka Box

Emily Hunter’s journey is a testament to the transformative power of creativity and the importance of preserving stories through art. Muskoka Repurposed offers exquisite accessories and invites you to be part of a narrative woven from memories, history, and a commitment to sustainable living. Explore Emily’s world, where every piece tells a story waiting to be shared and cherished.