Bike Chain Chandeliers

Hat tip to The Steampunk Home:

These elegant works of art are actually made of recycled bicycle chains, believe it or not.  The artist behind these masterpieces is Carolina Fontoura Alzaga, whose work “draws inspiration from Victorian chandeliers, DIY and bike culture, and the use of unartistic materials. … These subversive objects challenge the aesthetics of wealth by visually contrasting the classic elegance of the candelabrum with the newfound elegance of discarded, mechanical bicycle parts.”

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Published in: on October 2, 2010 at 8:00 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. wow
    i really appreciate this
    i myself is a fan of recycled things
    and never thought of this.
    thanks for sharing!
    🙂

  2. […] On the heels of my recent posts on attracting crows/ravens and unconventional chandeliers, Etsy.com puts a terrific “reverence for raven” chandelier on […]


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