Mordaunte’s Coffin Gems & Jewelry Are A Spooky Way To Sparkle.

Coffin gems

Mordaunte’s Coffin-Shaped Gems and Jewelry specializes in semi-precious faceted gemstones, cut into a perfect 6-sided coffin shape by exclusive contract with an international gemstone company. Gemstones include colors such as Blood, Death, Shroud, Moss, Flesh, Scalded, and Pentacle. In stock sizes range from 3 to 10 carats. (more…)

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The Magnificently Macabre Photography of Miss Lakune.

macabre photography of miss lakune

If Heaven and Hell could be combined in an artistic photograph, it would be the Macabre Photography of Miss Lakune. The beautiful and talented Polish artist and photographer’s ethereally disturbing Gothic photographs are the perfect images for the month in which Halloween lies. Her work is both simultaneously repelling and compelling. (more…)

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Plenty of Poe for Halloween. Edgar Allan Poe Poems, Art, Housewares, Toys & Links.

Red Nose Studios Poe
above: A sculpture of Edgar Allan Poe by Chris Sickels of Red Nose Studio.

Few historic figures conjure up the macabre as well as the 19th century author, poet and literary critic Edgar Allan Poe. A heavy drinker, Poe was preoccupied with death, decomposition and premature burial (possibly because of his wife’s early demise) and is best known for his Gothic style of fiction. Tim Burton and Edward Gorey are a just two of the well known personalities whose work is inspired by The Master of the Macabre. (more…)

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