From Penny Jewelry to Coin Couches

 - Jul 25, 2009   Updated: Jun 4 2011
The days of the recession makes people think of money more than they usually do. The coin creations in this cluster show how money can be used for things other than spending.

From tools made of money and money sculptures to coin operated lighting and portable micro safes, there seems to be a lot of ways coins can be used that don't involve spending.

Implications - It is surprising how creative people can get when using just coins to create something. One of the featured articles even shows off a floor that has been tiled with pennies! This just goes to show that you should never underestimate the power of a single penny!