The reuse of post consumer material reflects California as both the ultimate consumer culture and the leader in the recycling movement and green design.
The fruit crate symbolically represents the historic fertility of California’s valleys bountiful with fruits and vegetables. Orchards once covered Silicon Valley, but it now blooms with inventions and enterprising ventures. Three bracelets displayed in a custom made wooden fruit crate. Bracelets and fruit crate label constructed from recycled tin containers, 10k gold rivets, aluminum rivets.
Close-up view of the three-dimensional fruit crate label. The lettering floats in layers in front of the label. The small square pattern on the tin lettering for SILICON is symbolic of the digital image. Look closely for the multiple layers in the construction.
(sold as a set with wooden fruit crate shown above)
"Circuit Board Bracelet with plums" bracelet
"Circuit Board Bracelet with cherries" bracelet
"Bead Bracelet with resistors bracelet
The bracelets are constructed from recycled tin cans and vintage circuit boards. The fruit on the bracelets symbolize the fersymbolize the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of California. California exports ideas as well as produce from its fertile valleys.
This an image of the vintage fruit crate label "Great Valley." It served as inspiration for the Silicon Valley Fruit Crate Label constructed from recycled tin cans, and vintage circuit boards (shown on this page.)
The Great Valley fruit crate label includes an image of the Silicon Valley from recycled tin cans and circuit boards.