They accidentally found hidden paintings dating back to Renaissance

Good News Notes: “Restorers in England made “the discovery of a lifetime” by accident when they found paintings dating back to the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Likely dating to sometime between 1540 and 1580, the paintings feature swirls, birds with teeth and tiny men in hats. The paintings were found behind wall plaster being removed during…

Local charity takes bullet donations and turns them into jewelry

Good News Notes: “A South Florida non-profit is honoring fallen Hollywood Police Officer Yandy Chirino in a unique way. Bullets 4 Life takes bullets off the street and turns them into jewelry. When a bullet is donated, its casing is taken apart and used as part of a bracelet. One was donated by an Opa-locka…

Young woman takes prize money and gives it to charity

Good News Notes: “One young woman from Topeka High School is making a difference in the community after winning a Character Challenge in her school district. The “Character Challenge” took place via Tik Tok and was meant to promote kindness and inclusiveness amongst students in the district. Jada Fulton picked up her phone and made…

Kering, Cartier launch environmental pact for watches, jewellery

Good News Notes: “French luxury group Kering (PRTP.PA), Richemont’s (CFR.S) Cartier, and the Responsible Jewellery Council have teamed up to set environmental targets for watches and jewellery activities, challenging labels in the industry to commit to them too. The move comes amid heightened scrutiny of environmental issues among consumers, especially from the younger generations, key sources of future…

Clowns Without Borders takes laughter to conflict zones

Good News Notes: “Born in 1993 from the belief that laughter can ease pain, Clowns Without Borders International sends jokesters, mimes and circus specialists to refugee camps, conflict zones and sites of historical tragedies around the world. Performances have taken place at schools, town squares, ferry terminals, bus stops, beaches and underground shelters, said Naomi Shafer,…

Peder Cho Upcycles Designer Bags Into Just About Anything

Good News Notes: “Got an old Louis Vuitton bag lying around? Do you secretly wish it were a pair of sandals? Fret not, because a new TikTok designer can totally transform it for you. Peder Cho is a 29-year-old designer based in Los Angeles who is turning designer bags into just about anything—from shoes to bikinis. “My business is…