Handmade Skull Ponytail Holders by Michael R. Doyle of Moon Raven Designs Are Boo-tiful.

skull ponytail holders by Michael R. Doyle

I came across these quite by accident and immediately fell in love with them. As a matter of fact, I had to buy one – and did. Beautifully rendered skulls hand cast in various materials are placed on elastic bands for use as pony tail holders. Available as yellow bronze, sterling silver plated white bronze, black resin, ivory resin and even a sugar skull version cast in oxidized sterling overlay on white bronze. Read more

Human Hardware Cast In Bronze. Tongues, Ears and Hands Handles and Drawer Pulls.

Brooklyn-based Artist and sculptor Malia Jensen has created some interesting functional art for the home, exclusively for Artware Editions. Drawer pulls and door handles cast in bronze and patinated bronze are shaped like human tongues, ears and hands. The unique hardware is made in only 100 editions of each.

Tongue Pulls, 2013, polished bronze:


Tongue A (small): 7/16″ h. x 1 1/8″ w. x 1″ d.
Tongue B (small): 3/8″ h. x 1 1/8″ w. x 1 1/2″ d.
Tongue C (large): 5/8″ h. x 1 5/8″ w. x 1 7/16″ d.
edition of 100, each

Small: $175 each
Large: $200 each

Existing hardware can accommodate a drawer up to 1/2″ thick. Hardware can be replaced to accommodate drawers of different depths.

Ear Pulls, 2013, polished bronze:

Round: 1 1/2″ x 7/8″ x 7/8″
Pointy: 1 1/2″ x 3/4″ x 7/8″
edition of 100, each

Existing hardware can accommodate a drawer up to 1/2″ thick. Hardware can be replaced to accommodate drawers of different depths.
$180.00

Hand Handles (based on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel), 2013, patinated bronze:

installed dimensions: 1 1/2″ h. x 6 3/8″ w. x 1 1/2″ d.
edition of 100 pairs

Existing hardware can accommodate a drawer up to 1/2″ thick. Hardware can be replaced to accommodate drawers of different depths.
$600.00


Shop for these and other items by Malia Jensen here at Artware Editions.

Poison On A Stick. Gangredine Consumptus by Rotganzen.

Photo by Marco Jongeneel. Model: Sophie

Gangredine Consumptus, a project by a Rotterdam based artist collective Rotganzen, is a commentary on all the toxins and chemicals we put into our bodies. The words of such lethal poisons as radon, arsenic, benzene and tobacco are cast in translucent colored resin and placed upon wooden sticks so they resemble lollipops (or suckers or lollies, depending upon your country of origin). Read more

Tentacles, Fungi and Anatomy Cast In Fine Metals. The Very Cool Jewelry of Peggy Skemp.

Peggy Skemp has a knack for turning things that are usually considered creepy into beautiful, detailed jewelry. Anatomical hearts, musculature, lungs, brains, tentacles, squid, octopus and fungi are hand cast in everything from 18k gold to bronze. Read more