Spotted via Shelf Awareness:
There is book-inspired jewelery and then there is book-inspired jewelery.
This is the latter category.
The genius artist, Jeremy May of Littlefly, has managed to create a line of uniquely wearable bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings made from actual book pages using a special paper laminating process. After the piece is completed, it's re-inserted into the book it was made from and delievered to the happy customer. I am in awe and want them all.
a shiny bracelet
purty earrings (complete with book!)
and a lovely necklace with bits of text poking through
Thanks to my college buddy Julie and fellow art lover, next up is the art installation, Sorted Books, coming soon to the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art by Nina Katchadourian. Basically she takes seemingly random books and arranges the titles into various clever sentences or thoughts.
(read titles in sequence, top to bottom)
If you are in the Portland area, please go for me.