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Bea(r)ds… Dwarvendom Hair Beads

There is nothing more awesome for a Tolkien-obsessed person like myself than subtle accessories that show my “allegiances” without making me look like a total dork…  And the hair beads of Dwarvendom on Etsy are exactly like that. Based on … Continue reading

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Hands And Heads… Jana Machatova

“Each moment which we live suddenly turns into history”.  (Jana Machatova) Jana Machatova is a contemporary jewelry artist from Slovakia. I’ll be honest here: I don’t like all her work. Some of it is rather political, and much of it … Continue reading

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Wicked Curiosities… Paradise Findings

Paradise Findings, the Etsy store of Kathryn Schreiber, is truly a place of many wonders. There are the ready-made jewelry pieces to begin with, but also an enormous section of “art finds” and jewelry supplies for the crafty customer. She … Continue reading

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A Sad Sort Of Cheerful… “Fragmented Chronicles” by Shannnam

Shannnam is a design collaborative of two Hong Kong based designers, Riyo Chan and Howard Kwong. Fascinated with dioramas, they make resin jewelry with a tiny story caught in each piece. Their collection of rings titled “Fragmented Chronicles” is bright … Continue reading

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QP Gets Crafty: Silmarillion Pendants

I made mention of my crafts before, and here they are! These cost me lots of time, painful fingers (because I have no wire pliers), and many expletives, but I think the results aren’t that awful… For those of you … Continue reading

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(Un)Balanced: One-Eyed Collie’s Warning Pins

I came upon this a while ago, but because life sort of pushed me into a blogging hiatus (more about that in another post) I couldn’t post it. However, now I’m back in the blogging business I just had to … Continue reading

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Pretty Things: Cameos

Usually I provide you with links to sites where you can acquire the featured items… This time, I’m just showing you pretty things. After all, we all need something nice to look at from time to time. Enjoy these gorgeous … Continue reading

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Perpetual Motion… Yael Sonia Jewelry

The Perpetual Motion collection by Brazilian jewelry designer Yael Sonia is certainly notable. The “Spinning Wheel” bracelet and a variety of similar pieces retail at painful prices (think 28.000 dollar…) but aren’t they pretty? I wouldn’t advice wearing one of … Continue reading

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For Poison And Pills… Locket Rings

I have always been charmed by the concept of “Locket Rings”, or “Poison Rings” as they’re often advertised. Not only they give me this very Lucretia-Borgia-like feeling (and that alone is awesome), but I imagine they could be very useful … Continue reading

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Snake Charm(er)s… IllusionTree Necklaces

When I encountered these amazingly realistic necklaces by DeviantArt-artist IllusionTree, AKA Briana Landavazo, I just couldn’t help but feature them. The pendants are made of polymer clay, but they look as if they could slither away any moment! Briana occasionally does commissions, … Continue reading

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