Designing with found objects takes a certain kind of artisan. It`s not just the technical ability to put the jewelry piece together but the vision to see the potential in a whole bunch of eclectic material.
Such an artisan is Penelope Weinstein whose work you can see on Gallery 5`s Wearable Art site. Needless to say, all her pieces are one of a kind. This wonderful necklace on the right is her mixed fiber, beads and antique wooden jig saw puzzle necklace.
If you`ve never thought to incorporate surveyor's tape then you are not Penelope Weinstein! This tape necklace also includes African trade and wooden beads.
The necklace below is her mixed fiber necklace incorporating wooden buttons and aluminum can pieces:
Other found object designers :
- Robot jewelry - Eco action 21st century Folk Art
- Jewelry made from recycled camera parts
- Credit card jewelry by Scavenger
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