A look at some ballistically beautiful art pieces (PHOTOS)

How about a Mil-Spec 647gr .50BMG FMJ, with shredded $100 bills. It's a very bright, cool Aqua color that'll last 8+ hours after exposure to natural or artificial light. He calls it "The Money Shot." (Photo: BI)

How about a Mil-Spec 647gr .50BMG FMJ, with shredded $100 bills. It’s a very bright, cool Aqua color that’ll last 8+ hours after exposure to natural or artificial light. He calls it “The Money Shot.” (Photo: BI)

California-based Ballistic Impressions handcrafts everything from paperweights to earrings and cufflinks, all with bullets as the medium.

Jason Bell is the man behind the scenes at BI and over the past couple years he has crafted more than 800 creations, taking pride in the fact that he donates 20 percent of all profits to non-profit 501(c)(3) Mil/LE organizations.

“Back to early 2015 and with the abundance of ammo I had from my own target/range shooting and reloading, I had an idea that started it all. Why not take my favorite rounds or bullets and encase them in whatever shaped mold I desired? That is quite literally how BallisicImpressions was born,” he notes.

Check out some of his work courtesy of his IG feed below:

Been a big fan of @22plinkster and his ability to do some amazing #trickshots, so figured I'd see if I could do any better… Shot this card from 100 yards, with a .500 S&W Magnum, single handed, while shooting over the shoulder, using a 1" mirror, with a 25mph crosswind. Nailed it! 😉 _________ Of course I'm kidding… I couldn't hit the ocean if I were standing on the beach! I made this for @addiemaeday, who's husband also likes to test his precision shooting skills. This was shot with a #22lr, from 10 yards. 👍 __________ #ballisticimpressions #22plinkster #gunfanatics #donttreadonme #trickshooting #madskills #precisionshooting #firearms #molonlabe #playingcards #gunsbadassery #splithedeck #gunlove #2a #22caliber #gunsofinstagram #defendthe2nd #igmilitia #gunchannels #gunlifestyle #weaponsdaily #22cal #gunsdaily #handguns #resinart #aimsmallmisssmall #cleancut #cuttingcards

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💥Before I Forget, I'm Still Running The 17% Off Promotion! 2017CODE at checkout and you'll receive 17% off! I'm Trying To Help Everyone Save Some Cash! 💥 ・・・ Now for sale – "The Evolution Of Expansion" – Black Talon Edition – 9mm 147gr @winchesterammunition Black Talons. (Left to Right) Intact 147gr, partial expansion from sub-compact and then a fully expanded 147gr fired from a 4" barrel. __________ #ballisticimpressions #gunfanatics #donttreadonme #9mm #ammo #winchester #resinart #firearms #molonlabe #bulletart #gunsbadassery #ballistics #gunlove #2a #subcompact #gunsofinstagram #defendthe2nd #igmilitia #gunchannels #gunlifestyle #pewpew #weaponsdaily #mancavedecor #firearmsinstructor #gunsdaily #handguns #firearmscoach #everydaycarry #gunporn #pewpewlife

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New school versus Old school. Two 500gr behemoth of projectiles from two entirely different eras. One solid copper, one solid lead. Although the modern .458 SOCOM is superior to the .58 caliber Minié ball, don't underestimate what those lead nuggets did to Confederate and Union soldiers! If you want to see an interesting video, check out the gel testing "iraqvetetan8888" did on their YouTube channel a couple years back. The video is properly titled, "History's Deadliest Bullet…". Eric and crew saw some very interesting results! __________ Thank you again to Andrew @gy6vids for hooking me up with these .458's! BEAST MODE! 👍👊 __________ #ballisticimpressions #bullet #bullets #58caliber #projectiles #minieball #Minie #civilwar #ammofanatics #war #tactical #igguns #instaguns #unionsoldiers #pewpewpew #gunporn #deadly #bigbore #muskets #blackpowder #flintlock #ammoporn #military #infantry #muzzleloader #458socom #battlefield #deadly #gy6vids #american

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We all know Eric, iraqveteran8888 on YouTube, right.? Well here's a nice, .58 caliber, 3-ring, 500gr lead Minié ball (aka: minie ball) he dug out of a berm. His wife @mrsiraqveteran8888 then sent it my way to cast for him. His "Special Bullet"! 😉 Should make for an awesome, historic conversation starter! __________ Maybe for 💩's and giggles, I'll compare it to a modern 500gr projectile, like the @blackbutterflyammunition .458 SOCOM "Buzzsaw" I just cast. 👍 __________ #iraqveteran8888 #iv8888 #mymossgunsmith #minieball #Minie #civilwar #warbuffs #ammofanatics #war #union #confederate #unionsoldiers #458socom #history #deadly #bigbore #muskets #blackpowder #flintlock #caplock #military #infantry #muzzleloader #springfield #generallee #battlefield #deadly #historic #american #ballisticimpressions

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From now through the end of 2016, I've lowered the price $10 on my 9mm 147gr @winchesterammunition Black Talon "Bullet Spheres". Happy Holidays to everyone out there! __________ Oh and by the way, the Black Talon you see pictured here was shot/captured by Luke @browncoatmunitions. This is just one of many. He's great guy and a great businessman to deal with. Check out the tactical side of his business at @browncoattactical. __________ #ballisticimpressions #gunfanatics #donttreadonme #ammoporn #ammo #winchester #resinart #firearms #molonlabe #blacktalon #bulletart #gunsbadassery #9mm #gunlove #2a #tacticool #gunsofinstagram #defendthe2nd #igmilitia #gunchannels #gunlifestyle #bulletsphere #weaponsdaily #tactical #firearmsinstructor #gunsdaily #handguns #freedomflower #everydaycarry #concealedcarry

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