Folded gum wrapper chains are an interesting art form and a fun way to repurpose what most people would just throw away. Gum wrappers can be folded and weaved into a variety of unique craft items including handbags, wallets, dresses, bowls, wreaths,, bracelets, necklaces, baskets, and wall art. There are actually websites dedicated to gum wrapper art. Some items are crafted specifically from the foil gum papers to create a shiny iridescent look. Folding gum wrappers is a fun way to spend a snowy or rainy afternoon, then you can sell your artwork on eBay to a crafter.
On March 4, a listing for "Folded gum wrapper chain 110 feet" sold on auction for $60.99. The listing started at $59.99 and received only 2 bids. The single chain was made from Wrigley's Spearmint, Doublemint, and Juicy Fruit gum wrappers and measured 110 feet in length. See the completed listing here.
The seller, Maine Street Boutique, has been selling on eBay since 2003, is a Top Rated Seller and has 451 feedbacks. She has a variety of items in her store including craft kits and supplies, clothing, accessories, health and beauty items, and toys. The 110 foot gum wrapper chain was found in a box of craft items she purchased for resale. This just goes to show that treasures are hiding everywhere.