Jungle brooch

 
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Aurelie Dellasanta

London, United Kingdom United Kingdom

This jewel is a contemplation of the beauty of nature. It is made with a Sri-Lankan banknote and an oxidised brass frame collected in a flea market. The eyes of the bird are copper enamelled and are used in India to ornate divinities realised in wax. I always buy these eyes in the market of Varanasi, the holiest city of this huge country.

Size: W5,5 × H7 × L1 cm

My work is about money and its value in our occidental society. I’m asking myself about the future of a world where the economy, the consumption’ society and the profit never stop to increase to the detriment of the essential nature of human being.

A trip to India and Asia made me more sensitive to our society the self-satisfaction, comfort, and tasteless luxury which enters everywhere in our daily way of life. I use coins and notes to create jewels, purses, cuffs, which denounce the pretentious, arrogant and frivolous character of the fineries and other fashionable accessories worn by the mass of conventional people.

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Aurelie Dellasanta

London, United Kingdom United Kingdom

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