• crown jewels .ring .lex pott
€ 20,00 incl VAT
crown jewels ring by lex pott made of: 89% copper .5% aluminium .5% zinc and .1% pewter
This is an everyday object, a coin of 10 and 20 euro cents. but it is reshaped and repurposed to create an entirely different item using a small intervention. lex pott aimed to create a collection of jewelry linked to the tradition of crown jewels that now become accessible to everyone and open the discussion on value of material.
Coins represent a real versus a nominal value. History shows that ancient coins represent a real value of the material and Currently value is based on agreements. This project shows the transformation of function and value related to the material. Coins are reduced to an outline showing their new value as being jewelry.
crown jewels ring by lex pott is Available in two sizes:
€ 0,10 small 16mm hole diameter (ring size 5/5,5)
€ 0,20 Large 18mm hole diameter (ring size 7,5/8)