Useless KFC chicken bones are turned into valuable gold necklaces

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Thursday 21 August 2014

Diamonds KFC chicken bones are a girl’s best friend. ‘Kentucky For Kentucky’ has partnered up with jewelry designer ‘Meg C’ to create a series of necklaces that’s sure to ruffle some feathers: 14K gold necklaces made out of KFC chicken bones! How did they do it? After chomping on some delicious KFC, Meg washed the […]

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A one-off ring made from dinosaur bone and meteorite

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 8 January 2014

Nothing says ‘happily ever after’ more than a fossil of a ferocious, man-eating giant lizard that horribly died millions of years ago as part of your wedding ring. Etsy user Jewelry by Johan is selling a one of a kind ring made of three materials: 14k gold, meteorite, and dinosaur leg bone. The seller says that the dinosaur leg bone is genuine and comes from the Morrison Formation in Utah and dates back to the Jurassic Era.

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From the LAEM Store: the Bloody Necklace

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By Alison Shepard in New Fashion on Thursday 22 August 2013

Eerily charming and elegant, the Bloody Necklace from Lusasul combines just the right amount of sophistication with just the right amount of, well, dripping blood, to ultimately form quite the statement piece. It adds the perfect touch of drama, class, and vampire-lovin’ to any outfit. This sterling silver necklace is part of the Bloody Collection, […]

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Plastic Seconds: funky recycled jewelry by Maria Papadimitriou

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By Helena Maratheftis in New Fashion on Friday 1 March 2013

Maria Papadimitriou has taken upcycling to another level with her jewellery label, Plastic Seconds. The London-based designer creates ‘recycled adornments’ out of seemingly useless bits of plastic. Her range includes pen lid earrings, bottle top fascinators, and necklaces made of those little fish bottles that come with sushi. The result is always very striking and […]

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From the LAEM Store: Lacquered Jewelry

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By Alison Shepard in New Products on Thursday 4 October 2012

With a big nod to baroque aesthetic, jewelry line Lacquered brings miniature sculptures to wearable form. Using a combination of metal, leather, and plastic, artist Angela Casserly collages bats and lizards with gothic metalwork – all in a tiny cutting edge package to wear around your neck. Shop for featured Lacquered pieces in the Lost At E Minor store.

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Recycled Bike Tire Cuffs by Oye Modern

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By Petina Watkins in New Fashion on Friday 2 March 2012

Jeni Oye makes bracelets made out of recycled bike tires. Handmade with an aluminium base — just like a bike rim — these are one-of-a-kind cuffs for guys and gals. Available exclusively at Oye Modern.

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Meticulously crafted jewelry by Zoars

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By Daniel Rotman in New Fashion on Wednesday 22 February 2012

I’ve been following Zoar’s work for some time. She has a remarkable talent that she uses to infuse all of the mystery and adventure in fairytales in meticulously crafted jewelry. She photographs and displays her work with the same attention to detail and theme.

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Goldmine: vintage clothing curiosities

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By Matt Root in New Fashion on Thursday 17 November 2011

Created and owned by styling duo Lesli Wood and Erica Clum, Goldmine is a boutique, workshop and communal space. Inside you’ll find eclectic pieces ranging from meticulously selected vintage wearables, hand crafted raw stone and metal jewelry and a myriad of other curiosities made by local and distant artisans with an emphasis on re-use and up-cycling.

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Beautiful jewelry by Arosha Taglia

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By Aly Schneider in New Fashion on Thursday 29 September 2011

Arosha Taglia is a contemporary jewelry designer from Italy. His beautiful jewelry ranges from sterling silver to 18k gold. Not only does he have incredible items already made for sale on his Etsy page, but he does custom orders as well for a truly one-of-a-kind piece.

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Lucia Vergara’s Cosmic Ice-Cream jewelry series

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By Pamela Thompson in New Products on Saturday 10 September 2011

Lucia Vergara’s jewelry is super cool but I absolutely flipped for her Cosmic Ice-Creams series. These gorgeous triangular necklaces are bold in shape yet delicate in workmanship and color. The solid pastel pieces are accented with a beautiful array of textures, iridescent colors and glitter. They are suspended by a refined and vintage looking chain […]

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Scilia rings from Five and Two

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By Izzie Klingels in New Fashion on Wednesday 31 August 2011

I can’t say I’m a huge fan of the crystal craze. Crystals, like triangles, are ubiquitous these days as visual shorthand for something vaguely mystical. I love these Scilia rings from Five and Two because, rather than evoking the nurturing qualities of Mother Earth, they seem to have tumbled out of an acid nightmare future where everything is synthetic.

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Juliet Rutigliano designed jewelry

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By Diana Archila in New Fashion on Tuesday 23 August 2011

If Ziggy Stardust had made jewelry instead of music, he would have made stuff like my friend Juliet Rutigliano does.

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Axe To Grind: jewelry not for the faint of heart

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By Casper Johansson in New Fashion on Wednesday 10 August 2011

By their own admission, designers Anielle James and Erin Kauffman of Axe To Grind create ‘jewelry that is drunk tested sober approved’. But who really cares? We’d dig it drunk, we’d dig it sober. It’s rad. Albeit, aptly named.

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Ghostdancer Jeweley

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By Metal Mother in New Fashion on Tuesday 21 June 2011

When I first saw the freakishly long, beaded Ghostdancer earrings on a friend of mine, I was shocked to actually be looking at something undoubtedly inspired by Native American art that didn’t actually insult someone’s culture.

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New Enfants Perdus gothic-Byzantine collection

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By Stephy in New Fashion on Friday 17 June 2011

With winter long gone, New York-based label Enfants Perdus keeps it chill with a re-imagining of their Milgram collection in icy white gold. The gothic-Byzantine pieces incorporate luxurious elements of ink-black opals, pale white sapphires, and diamonds.

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