I remember pop beads from when I was a child. Even then, I was interested in anything that I could turn into jewelry. For the uninitiated, pop beads look like this:
I think that this piece clearly borders art jewelry. I think it shows a lot of humor and inventiveness. In addition to that, though, there is more than just some repurposing going here. There is the subversion of toy jewelry for children and turning it into jewelry for adults or, depending on how you view the piece, adult jewelry.
Addendum: Olivia informed me that she’ll be phasing out her website but you can purchase her jewelry through her Etsy store, DeSoriaDeSign.