I am amazed by artists who work with found materials.
Craftsmen who can see an object not for what it is, but for what it should be.
Antique documents create patterns trapped in silver by PinkCrowStudio
I think that that little piece of "found" is so lucky to be given new life and a new chance...
Tree nuts from Costa Rican rainforests frame the butterfly in Kokeliko's belt buckle
to become something more than just the pages of a book, or the gears of a machine...
The frame? An antique cake mold...from Sanctumornamentum
but to be worn and loved and take on a meaning that is so much deeper than their intended purpose...
You must read ReactionDesign's reason for filling this vessel with batteries.
to be saved from a landfill long after they've been used up...
Part of a motherboard...via Bitterfruitjewelry
and to become a small part of a whole that's creative and imaginative and brings an unconventional smile to an unconventional face.
A puppy dog to hold your jewelry by Reclaim2Fame
What's your little piece of "found"?