29 Aug '11, 10pm

Carton Jewelry Marries Recycled Cardboard, Traditional Metalsmithing

Carton Jewelry Marries Recycled Cardboard, Traditional Metalsmithing

You’ll never mistake cardboard for precious metal, but Yael Gaizler and Aviv Kinel might prompt a double take. The Israeli designers fuse the corrugated fibers with the real McCoy (gold, silver, precious stones) using traditional metalsmithing, weaving, and lacing techniques. As if by alchemy, the humble packaging material is transformed, becoming an object of desire on its own merit.

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ecouterre.com 31 Aug '11, 5pm

You’ll never mistake cardboard for precious metal, but Yael Gaizler and Aviv Kinel might prompt a double take. The Israeli...