Made from leaves and wood, this one-of-a-kind, handmade journal from Guatemala is a natural beauty and an inviting space to record your thoughts and plans $25 at Ashé Cultural Center (1712 Oretha Castle Blvd., 569-9070; www.ashecac.org). Photo by Romney Photography.
Turns out it's not just about sorting plastic, aluminum and newspapers recycling can be beautiful. Find ample proof in this picture frame made from salvaged materials by Bergeron Woodworks $90.50 at Oliveaux (5422 Magazine St., 899-8120). Photo by Romney Photography.
Some guys don't mind being a little rough around the edges. Maybe that's what makes the organic form of this gold-and-sterling silver men's ring so appealing $300 at Sabai (3115 Magazine St., 899-9555; 924 Royal St., 525-6211; www.sabaijewelry.com). Photo by Carlton Mickle.