Thanks for the link, Kathy always does such lovely work!
Money and jewelry have a very long history- though coins are more often used than paper money. If you enjoy currency art, you may wish to check out these other artists- though Justine Smith (one of my favorites) isn't listed in this particular show. Money Changes EverythingI especially like Barton Benes who was known as the "Money Artist" back in the 80's for using shredded and hand cut currency.
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