Can you guess which ring represents wrath? Or which pendant symbolizes sloth? I’ll give you a minute. Answer key is below. Jewelry designer Stephen Webster has created a collection of extravagant and flamboyant jewelry inspired by the 7 deadly sins. The sins, composed of pride, greed, envy, lust, sloth, wrath, and our favourite, gluttony, each […]
Based on an indulgent ‘fantasy laboratory,’ Aroha Silhouettes has created six necklaces for their latest designer drugs series. ‘From the delicate simplicity of the ‘spliff’ to the intricately assembled ‘coffee and cigarettes’, the new collection lets one enjoy a trip that leaves a lasting impression,’ says DesignBoom. Each piece of jewelry is made from lightweight […]
Sticking with the spooky spirit of October, what’s better than earrings that look like – yes! – blood. In all fairness, these aren’t just any old gory earrings, but ridiculously hot sterling silver pieces that just happen to have a darker theme. From jewelry designer Lusasul, these are part of the Bloody collection, full of […]
Remember Shrinky-dinks? So, imagine taking that same material and having a talented illustrator create one-of-a-kind artwork on it, then fashioning the dinks into jewelry. Ridiculously cool, yes? This is exactly what Krishna Chavda, the artist behind Nanu illustration, does with her completely unique jewelry line. Using custom hand-illustrations such as dinosaurs, feathers, birds (sometimes slightly […]
Inspired by the classic arches of sacred spaces, the Temple Earrings from Is Was + Will Be features raw-brass combined with recycled vinyl beads from Africa. These entirely handmade tribal-modern pieces are available in assorted colours in the Lost At E Minor store.
The latest new treat from jewelry designer Stephanie Simek should come with its own battle cry. Introducing Spearrings: delightful warrior-chic pieces that delicately spear the ear. Available with various schemes of colorful beads, plus in various battle lengths, the spearrings are available now in the Lost At E Minor store.
I’m usually not big into recycled jewelry, but these crystal pieces that won the Inhabitat’s Spring Greening contest are pretty clever. Though a lot of recycled material jewelry has an unfortunate resemblance to the trash it was up-cycled from, these crystal earrings bear very little resemblance to the CD jewel cases they began life as. This is some of the most successful […]
Since when did telling time become so cool? Since Watch Design created a round of single hand timepieces – sleek and surprisingly simple to read, in spite of the admittedly baffling concept! The classic black watch gets a subtle yet badass facelift, and is now available in the Lost At E Minor store.
Every piece in the jewelry line from Gwendelicious Designs pairs vintage odds and ends with a nod to the new. A skeleton key becomes an adjustable ring, reproduced in jewelers bronze to wrap your finger. An original letterpress key gets a polish, a chain, and morphs seamlessly into a pendant. Everyday goodies with a bit […]
So maybe Valentines Day has passed, but it’s never too late (or too early) for the perfect romantic gesture. And as much as we love cupids and gold leafing and rainbows created by birds and unicorns, there’s something to be said for subtlety. Cue the love collection, from Mexican designer Lusasul. Enough heart to make […]
What’s more fun than blowing bubbles again and again — because they have a five-second lifespan? Wearing a cluster of bubbles around your neck that refuse to burst, that’s what. These bubbles are really glass spheres and the necklace is designed by Italian siblings Marina and Susanna Sent. They hail from Murano, a place renowned […]
Erin Lightfoot is a ceramic artist based in Brisbane. Starting her career as a graphic and fashion designer, Lightfoot’s love of physical objects drove her to select ceramics as the medium to launch her self-titled brand. Creating everything from bangles to vases, Lightfoot crafts by hand, pouring insane amounts of effort and love into each piece. The quality is amazing: each object glows with a youthful sense of joy and colour.
Oktoberdee are a fun little company from Geelong, just out of Melbourne, that make beautiful bags and accessories. The Capsule Necklace (a new concept for the company) is a limited-edition piece which has caught our eye. It’s made from two vintage vials that have been delicately finished with leather, natural fibre cord and feathers. The coolest part of the whole necklace is that the vials can actually be opened and the feathers replaced with a finding of your choosing. Costing just under 50 clams, why wouldn’t you pick one up?
Katie deGuzman and Michael Miller met at Parsons in 2000 but it took them 10 years and some frustrating work experiences to start their own business, K/LLER Collection. Now they are tearing apart found materials and objects to create androgynous but still quite feminine jewelry. The characters of HBO’s True Blood wear their broken-down-aesthetic-pieces on the show.