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Ordinary Coins Become Intricate and Beautiful Pieces of Jewellery (21 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful   23 Mar 2013   / 6376 views

For some contemporary jewellery designers, cut coin art is a popular method of creating stunning and unique jewellery creations out of old coins. The practice is entirely legal in the United States providing the coins are marketed for use as jewellery and artists typically sell their work online. These below examples of cut coin art are works by Rob Johnson.

 

Bronze Half Penny – Great Britain, 1959

One Silver Dollar Coin – Panama, 1947

One Sol – Peru, 1960

Buck and Doe U.S. Quarter

10 Pfennig – Germany, 1901

One Crown – Isle of Man, 1996

25 Cent Coin – Bermuda

20 Drachmai – Greece, 1930

5 Hryvnia – Ukraine, 2010

5 Ore – Sweden, 1950

5 Ore – Sweden, 1950

200 Peso – Colombia, 1994

Penny – Australia

2 Dollar Coin – Canada, 1996

1 Dollar Coin – Western Samoa, 1974

6 Kruezer – Austria, 1800

One Pound – Ireland, 1996

Sterling Silver Crown – Great Britain, 1889

One Dollar – Sierra Leone, 1997

Silver Half Dollar – United States, 1944

Silver Dollar – United States




Credits: www.etsy.com


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