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Show Me The Money – Michiel Cornelissen’s Money Necklace

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends

Being a fan of jewelry in its many variations, here is one necklace with multiple functions.  By using the intricate geometries and flexible behavior that are possible with 3d-printing—holding 111 five-eurocent coins firmly in place to create a stunning necklace.


During war for example, the most portable form of wealth was jewelry and gemstones which were either worn or sewn into the seams of garments.  Michiel Cornelissen, Netherlands based designer, explores that concept with today’s technology.  The usage of jewelry as currency rather than mere ornamentation is an interesting one. Explains Cornelissen  expanding this concept with his E 5.55 Necklace, where precious gemstones are replaced by coins.

“I’m always intrigued by the beauty of some of the things we take for granted; like coins—little industrial gems. “  Bring new meaning to the term cash and carry.

Have an infinitely modern day!

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