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Alex Streeter once sat on the streets of San Francisco carving jewellery from Redwood bark and selling it to passers by. That was in the 1960s; now he’s one of the best known names in rock ‘n roll jewellery, with shops around the world and a museum in Tucson dedicated

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In the late 1800s, one of the most popular pastimes for British colonists in India was hunting their majestic wildlife, especially the Bengal tiger. The Bengal tiger had long been the prey of the Maharajahs and aristocrats of India, so when the British aristocracy moved in, they saw it as

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If you’ve seen YAITW lately, you may have seen their gorgeous shrine, all blod and bone, at the front of the stage. This was built by Georgia artisan K from Lambs of Rot, whose art conjures darkness, death and decay, and with it the light of Lucifer. Lambs of Rot

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 It might just be me, but I find the current trend of teeny tiny little rings annoying. Maybe it’s just that they would burst under the strain of my fat fingers. Whatever the case, Moon and Serpent Jewelry out of Istanbul, Turkey, makes beautiful, rustic and sturdy handmade rings inspired by

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As a child of the recycling generation, I pretty much never buy anything new. I haven’t resorted to foraging yet, but when it comes to clothing (besides the stuff we make) or household knick knacks, I like my stuff second hand. And with jewelry, I am a huge fan of

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This post is long overdue; since Ovate’s SS13 season, Kuolema, launched at the beginning of this year, I have been following Montreal jeweler Elaine Ho (@elaineho) on Instagram, and coveting pretty much all of her gorgeous works. Like Ovate, she is able to capture the rough beauty of black metal

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Osteal Jewelry is run by horticulturist and jewelry designer Amanda Joe Langston in Seattle. It is animal bone jewelry, but all materials are sourced and crafted cruelty free. Crafting animal bones and salvage into jewelry is popular with some folk these days, so I thought I’d go through all the

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It’s been said that it’s hard out here for a pimp, but I would argue that it’s even harder for an independent artist or designer trying to make a living selling their work to a society mostly obsessed with obsolescence. Unlike the large corporations that dominate consumer culture, the work

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Starting out in 2006, Sam McFadden under the pseudonym ‘Homemade Speed‘ began making dystopian looking jewelry made from a cauldron of found animal bones, waste and decayed industrial hardware. Since then it has progressed through machinery and biosphere to individual dayglo punk jewelry pieces. Think fluorescent toxic chemicals, Slimer and

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I am so excited for the launch of OVATE’s new website and store today at 3pm PST/6pm EST! Audrey has been working hard to conceptualize and produce a gorgeous line for her Spring/Summer 2013 collection, Kuolema, that will launch in her new shop today. Right now all I wear are

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I’m always looking for unique and quality vintage, antique, and handmade items to add to my wardrobe. So, it should be obvious that I’m an extreme Etsy fiend. I was lurking through the site when I first noticed Fila Arcana -let me tell you, if you’re into the film “The

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Jangling chains dripping bones, metal and ivory matter marrying to imbue the wearer with Death’s magick. Deth Maiden creates pieces that drape you with death, combining stones and chachkies with vertebrae and jaws to decorate your body. Her pieces are hand made and one of a kind, and very reasonably

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