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Artist Turns Old Keys And Coins Into Recycled Art
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Art, Recycling7 years ago

Artist Turns Old Keys And Coins Into Recycled Art

Even discarded keys and coins can be turned into beautiful art with some creativity and the right sort of know-how. Michael (or Moerkey), an artist in Australia, does exactly that, turning discarded keys and coins into bottles, lampshades and other beautiful recycled metal sculptures.

“When I was supposed to be cleaning out my shed, I came across some old copper pipe saved from a previous renovation. I cut it up into rings and started making it into spheres,” Michael explains on his Etsy shop. “The first ones were a bit rough but once I worked out the technique I got creative.”

“I’m a bit of a hoarder and searched around for all those old keys and copper wire, that were no longer needed, and got creative with them as well,” he added.

More info: Etsy | Facebook (h/t: twistedsifter, demilked)

Moerkey sells his recycled artwork on his Etsy page

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JeremyJ
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7 years ago

Super creative. Awesome work!

harisokirio
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7 years ago

Awesome... you must give us the Tutorial... #Please

LeighStovall
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7 years ago

Omg I love the rustic raw edgy beauty of it!!! And the colors from the coins look so good together!!

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JeremyJ
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7 years ago

Super creative. Awesome work!

harisokirio
Community Member
7 years ago

Awesome... you must give us the Tutorial... #Please

LeighStovall
Community Member
7 years ago

Omg I love the rustic raw edgy beauty of it!!! And the colors from the coins look so good together!!

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