Generally, the coin in jewelry and souvenirs – not a novelty. Gypsy necklace created from a variety of levels of coins of different denominations. They also decorated scarves edges with coins, and while dancing they provocatively rang with the movement of dancers. From coins are made different pendants, charms, talismans. Recently revived different types of money trees, gift toads and piggy banks pleasant to the eye. It is believed that feng shui work is not only pretty, but also very symbolic as material well-being accompanied the holder of such toys. And the process of its manufacture can be excellent relaxer. Working with coins and other small things can solve endless problems. The souvenirs of the coins made with hands, with imbedded in them the soul of a creator, will serve as a real mascot, attracting to you financial prosperity and good fortune.
To make it, you need to prepare some volumetric object that has smooth lines, for example, an old vase, pitcher or even a simple bottle. You will also need a lot of clay and small coins – it is desirable that they were of the same denomination. Best suited small coin, because the smaller size will look more subtle and refined.
The process of making such things made of coins is simple. To get started on the surface of the vase or other object with which you choose to work, a thin layer of clay is applied evenly, and then one row after another coin is attached on the basis from the bottom to the top. Thus it is necessary to closely monitor the distance between the rows, not allowing too wide gaps.
The artistic value is much higher than the total value of the individual components. After all, the inestimable value of the author’s ideas, and the work itself is simply incomparable with anything comparable. A striking example of this – little sculptures of American artist Stacey Lee Webber started from pennies.
The most prestigious auctions buy works of different arts for money. But they also purchase coins as art pieces, for example the work of the artists Jacqueline Lou Skaggs and Vander Martic who create small sculptures of the smallest coins.