Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Foxglove Accessories

Artist/photographer Betsy Siber makes stylish jewelry in her Chicago studio.Colombia, Denmark and Germany postage stamp bracelet

She encases cancelled postage stamps in silver and protects them with drops of beautiful, shiny resin.The colorful bracelets, rings, necklaces, cuff links, and earrings are eye-catching conversation starters.

Vintage stamps in shades of red from around the world make up this pair of earrings. Betsy laminates the stamps onto sturdy cardstock and cuts out each teardrop shape. Japanese postage stamp cufflinks

Swiss postage stamp ring

You may have seen her work in Garth Johnson's book, 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse, and Jenn Mason's Altered Paper Jewelry.Visit Betsy's website, Foxglove Accessories.

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6 comments:

  1. What a great idea! There are so many different creative possibilities using resin, and this jewellery is just fabulous. Very inspiring.

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  2. oh wow, i love these. I especially like the necklace in the second picture.

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  3. Very nice! The cufflinks would make a great gift!

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  4. What a lovely thing to do with canceled stamps. Stamp collectors would especially love these!

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