tine de ruysser: banknote jewellery tine de ruysser: banknote jewellery
sep 16, 2010

tine de ruysser: banknote jewellery

‘6 necklaces from 6 continents’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (china, usa, australia, europe, south africa, argentina)

banknote jewellery is a collection of paper jewellery designed by tine de ruysser which uses actually currency from different countries. each piece is made by folding the banknotes into intricate patterns, linking them together to create necklaces, bracelets and other wearable art.

http://www.tinederuysser.com

‘6 necklaces from 6 continents’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (china, usa, australia, europe, south africa, argentina)

‘necklace bhutan ngultrum’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (46 banknotes of 1 ngultrum)

‘bracelet’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (18 banknotes of 1 bhutan ngultrum)

‘bracelet’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (18 banknotes of 1 bhutan ngultrum)‘long dollar necklace’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (32 banknotes of 1 dollar)

‘long dollar necklace’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (32 banknotes of 1 dollar)

‘argentinean pesos necklace’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (18 banknotes of 2 argentinean pesos)

‘linked bracelet’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (14 banknotes of 1 us dollar)‘linked bracelet’ by tine de ruysser, 2009 (14 banknotes of 1 us dollar)

  • It doesn’t tell about the project in the article but my spider senses tell me that this design/art has a critical approach to the showing-off-how-rich-you-are function of jewellery. Smart.

    Turk says:
  • REALLY cool….

    shinko says:

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