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Etsy Jeweler Crafts Apple Computer Baubles Using Vintage Keys

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She likes to use a key that Steve Jobs wasn’t particularly fond of.

One person’s trash is the treasure of Pennsylvania artist Stacey Peterson, who salvages old Apple computer keys and power buttons to make necklaces, earrings and other jewelry out of them, writes Cult of Mac. The article says she sells the pieces through her “Keyed Up” online shop at Etsy, noting that she procures discarded keyboards from eBay and other sources. She specifically looks for older keyboards that have the command key with the Apple logo, which Steve Jobs didn’t like because he thought that the logo was in danger of being overused. “There are too many Apples on the screen,” Jobs said in 1983. “It’s ridiculous. We’re taking the Apple logo in vain. We’ve got to stop doing that.”

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