Advertisements and society illustrations from 1930’s newspapers found in the artist’s kitchen walls, vintage Japanese postage stamps, hand-colored French postcards, and bits of antique lace are all components of the artful jewelry from Minnesota artist Jaana Mattson of the Applied Arts studio.

Each piece of jewelry is a unique creation that uses recycled elements in addition to soldered sterling findings and chain. Many of the items are reversible, giving the wearer dual options.

Visit her website for more information and to make purchases.