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Hermès Diamond Whip Necklace

This is the Hermès “Fouet” necklace, a platinum whip set with a mind-boggling 3669 diamonds, designed by Pierre Hardy. It probably costs more than all the money I will ever possess in my life, but that’s of no importance. It is glorious.

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Sur-Real Time… Dali-Inspired Clocks

The art historian in me cringed when I saw these Salvador Dali-inspired melting clocks described as “Art Nouveau”… (Yes. Someone did this. You can check for yourself if you don’t believe me.) Yet woefully attributed to the wrong genre or not, they are still … Continue reading

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Cyborg Culture… Richard Symons Art

No matter if you are a steampunk adept, an aspiring cyborg, or just a lover of disembodied hands used in home decor (that would be me), London-based artist and prop maker Richard Symons has just the thing you need. With cogs, … Continue reading

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Soft And Scary… Horror Decor Pillows

Sometimes I want to write something witty and interesting about the product I’m featuring, but I can’t come up with anything. This is one of those moments. All I have to say about it is, if you like horror movies enough … Continue reading

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Knock ‘Em Dead! Casadelgatto Door Knockers

“Casa del Gatto” is a project of the Pennsylvania-based artist Derek Bernstein, who one summer decided to sculpt portraits of his cats, and then turned those into weirdly wonderful door knockers. Bizarre, beautiful, maybe just a tiny bit morbid… If I had the money … Continue reading

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Digital Architecture… The Kaleidoscopic Work Of Jorge Ayala

Fashion designers opting for large, bizarre prints generally cause mixed feelings with me… yet I couldn’t help feeling attracted to the works of designer/architect Jorge Ayala. He perfectly balances optically hectic prints with classy silhouettes to create a style that is both quirky and … Continue reading

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Jewelry With Mystery… Larissa Podgoretz’ Enamels

I know that I’m featuring a lot of artists lately, but I simply can’t help it; one look at the work of Larissa Podgoretz and I was lost. Every one of her enameled jewelry pieces is a work of art in itself; a beautiful … Continue reading

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