Munch on these anatomical life-size chocolate skulls, why not?

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By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 25 June 2014

Wow, looks like we’ll have to summon a whole lot of guts to eat these chocolate skulls by Manchester-based Etsy seller BlackChocolateCo: not only are they anatomically accurate and true to life-size, they are also hand cast from a mould of an actual human skull. Uh huh, that’s credibility.

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This incredible skull was carved from a geode

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Saturday 25 January 2014

This skull looks like it came straight out of an Indiana Jones film. Carved from amethyst and agate crystals, which historically represent good luck and stability, this incredible gem is 7.6 inches long from front to back. But really, who wouldn’t want this guy displayed on their mantle?

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Bleeding Skull candle from ThinkGeek

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By Nicklaus Andersen in New Products on Wednesday 31 October 2012

ThinkGeek has gone and done what many never imagined and few ever accomplished: improved one of humankind’s most genius inventions – the candle. Yes, their skull-shaped candle, which drips red wax out of the eye socket as it burns, is quite possibly the awesomest candle ever. And reasonably priced as well. Happy Halloween!

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Book sculpture of a skull which doesn’t even exist

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By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Thursday 11 October 2012

We’ve been wowed by Souverein’s work with Dutch agency Van Wanten Etctera, where they executed some pretty rocking book sculptures of famous people for Dutch Book Week. Recently, we also spied The Adventurer’s Diary, a similar work with a book fanning out in the shape of a skull. Looks like a lot of mad cutting […]

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The Death collection: jewelry by Brazil’s SKULL

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By Cláudia Rodrigues in New Fashion on Tuesday 4 September 2012

There is nothing new about skull things. But when we are talking about the handmade SKULL, we are talking about art, passion and rock n’roll. SKULL is from Brazil. SKULL is handmade jewelry by Angelica Mantuan and David Pimentel.

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Porcelain skull sculptures by Katsuyo Aoki

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By Zoe Sernack in New Art on Thursday 22 March 2012

Katsuyo Aoki is a Japanese sculptor from Tokyo who uses porcelain to create her series of skull shaped works, entitled Predictive Dream. As she says: ‘The decorative styles, patterns and symbolic forms I allude to and incorporate in my works each contain a story based on historical backgrounds and ideas, myths, and allegories’. These sculptures take me back to that childhood movie, The Dark Crystal, or even The Predator.

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Paper skulls and tote bags by Jitesh Patel

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By Zoe Sernack in New Art on Thursday 22 March 2012

One of my interns came across this skull work by English graphic designer Jitesh Patel, who has a studio in Shoreditch, London. I have a serious love for skulls and this work done entirely in paper is just incredible. He uses his blog to celebrate tote bag prints and the talented designers who create digital illustration and graphic design print.

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3D printed filigree skull by Joshua Harker

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By Joshua Harker in New Art on Friday 30 September 2011

This beautifully delicate 3D printed filigree skull by Joshua Harker is offered on the Kickstarter crowd funding platform. It’s the most funded sculpture project in their history.

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