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

Peggy Skemp Cast Jewelry

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.

Peggy Skemp Cast Jewelry

brain ring

tentacle jewelry

peggy skemp jewelry

peggy skemp cast jewelry

All types of sterling – high polished, antiqued and blackened as well as bronze versions of her pieces are available. Some are even studded with diamonds or gemstones.

Anatomical Collection

Lung locket necklace:
lung locket necklace

lung locket pendant

Lung pendant necklace closed and open on model:

Anatomical heart pendants, lockets and rings:
Anatomical heart jewelry

Anatomical heart pendant

Anatomical heart jewelry

Anatomical heart jewelry

Anatomical heart jewellery

cast heart ring

vascular heart ring

Thigh muscles pendant necklace:
Thigh muscles pendant necklace

Muscle rings and pendants:
muscle rings

muscle pendant

Dendrite and Neuron necklaces and bracelet:
anatomical jewelry

anatomical jewelry

Brain rings:
Brain ring

Brain ring

Tentacle Collection

Sterling silver tentacle pendants:

Yellow and white bronze tentacle pendants:
tentacle pendants

Sterling silver tentacle necklace with black diamonds:

Blackened sterling silver tentacle pendant with diamonds:
sterling silver tentacle pendant

Blackened Silver tentacle ring with diamonds:
tentacle ring with diamonds

Sterling Silver tentacles rings:
Sterling Silver tentacles rings

Sterling Silver tentacles ring

Sterling tentacle stack rings, without and with diamonds:
Sterling tentacle stack rings

Sterling squid rings:
Sterling squid rings

Sterling octopus ring with gemstone eyes:
Sterling octopus ring with gemstone eyes

Sterling silver tentacle earrings with and without gemstones:
Sterling silver tentacle earrings with and without gemstones

Blackened sterling silver tentacle earrings:
Blackened sterling silver tentacle earrings

Fungi Collection

White and yellow bronze fungi rings:
fungi rings

Blackened and sterling silver fungi rings:
sterling silver fungi rings

Sterling silver fungi pendant and ring:
Sterling silver fungi pendant and ring

About Peggy
Peggy learned metalsmithing and gemology at The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) before going on to earn a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago where her focus was sustainable design. In between, she also studied natural science at De Paul. Having grown up in rural southeastern Minnesota, she currently lives and works in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood, at home in her menagerie of ungovernable succulents, cacti, and hanging ferns.

Peggy Skemp Jewelry