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

Gabriel Orozco Special Edition Bottle for Casa Dragones Tequila.

Casa Dragones Tequila and renowned artist Gabriel Orozco have collaborated on a limited edition bottle in honor of his mid career retrospective. Casa Dragones Tequila accompanied Orozco on his retrospective tour held in four leading museums throughout 2011, from MoMA in New York City, Kunstmuseum in Basel, Switzerland, Tate Modern in London, to Centre Pompidou in Paris. Read more

Ornate Porcelain Skulls by Katsuyo Aoki, The Predictive Dream Series.

Katsuyo porcelain skull11

Japanese artist Katsuyo Aoki has been working in ceramic for several years. Her Predictive Dream Series consists of sculptural skulls rendered as intricately worked porcelain pieces that are simultaneously demonic and delicate. Read more

The 100 Hour / 38 Day Skull Drawing by Jacob Dahlstrup

Illustrator Jacob Dahlstrup took 38 days and 100 hours to complete this pencil drawing of a skull made up of detailed floral and plant life. Read more

Murano Glass Skull Chandeliers By Philipp Plein

philipp plein murano glass skull chandeliers

For Philipp Plein, the skull is deemed to be a symbol for art, beauty and the celebration of life. The motif plays a central role in the design of the 31 year old designer and is a highlight of the new Murano crystal collection. Read more

Just In Time For Halloween; More Wild Skulls By Artist Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst skulls
above: one from each of Hirst’s series; Hypnotic, Transcendent and Hallucinatory Heads.

A lot of blogs have been covering artist Michael Leon‘s colored gypsum skulls lately and I’ve seen many a post on everything from crayon skulls to skull flash drives. But if you’re an art fan and a skull fan, I can’t think of a more fun combination that the series of Damien Hirst’s ‘spinner’ painted skulls. Read more