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. (more…)

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Moritz Glik’s Kaleidoscope Collection of Fine Gemstone Jewelry Shakes Things Up.

Moritz Glik jewelry

My new ‘wishlist’ item is a piece, any piece, from Moritz Glik’s latest jewelry collection, Kaleidoscope. A line of fine jewelry that takes ordinarily traditionally set gemstones and uses them in a very unconventional way. Earrings, necklaces, pendants and cuffs in which loose diamonds and gems of various colors and cuts tumble around in settings that are unlike most I have seen before. (more…)

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Got Your Nose! Jewelry Cast From Your Dog or Cat’s Nose In Sterling Silver.

jewelry cast From Your Dog or Cat's Nose

Incredible Things posted these fabulous custom pet pendants cast from the noses of dogs and cats the other day, so I simply had to dig a little deeper. And I’m glad I did or I’d never have discovered handmade jewelry designer Jackie Kaufman and her Rock My World, Inc. (more…)

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Rings That Rock and Roll. Kinetic Jewelry By Michael Berger.

Kinetic Jewelry By Michael Bergerabove: Stainless Steel kinetic ring with 14 brilliant cut diamonds

Most kinetic (moving) jewelry is downright ugly. But these modern rings by Michael Berger are definitely an exception. Geometric shapes in brushed and polished golds or stainless steel, some set with fine gems, diamonds or Tahitian Pearls, sit upon the finger like little moving sculptures. I love how the shanks are all unusually shaped as well. (more…)

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