We’ve all been there. Staring at an out-of-date PC tower, trying to figure out what to do with twenty pounds of useless technology that was top-of-the-line three years ago. But Italian designer Paolo Mirai has a great new way to use your old circuit boards: as jewelry.
[see some amazing pics after the jump]
The Cirkuita line of jewelry features technological remnants trapped forever in the form of rings, bracelets, brooches, or cuff links. The technological gem captured in each piece might have come from an old
Canon camera, a clock, an Apple hardboard, a keyboard, some film, an
inkjet cartridge, or– my favorite descriptor– a noisy pet toy.