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Memento Mori Monday: Shinji Nakaba’s “Vanitas” Rings

Glyptics (the practice of carving and sculpting precious stones) is a very old art, but jeweler Shinji Nakaba still uses it on a variety of materials. My favorite pieces are his incredibly detailed pearl skull rings. The rings, appropriately called “Vanitas”, make for an excellent Memento … Continue reading

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Alexander McQueen’s Skull Rings, Split Persona Version

I know these are actually depicting siamese twin’s skulls, but still… I somehow felt these related to the situation of me and the Riemann Hypothesis… two faces… one brain… Alexander McQueen manages to don the epic skull… again! And what … Continue reading

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Alexander McQueen FTW! (Spring/Summer 2012 Collection)

When I decided to do a post on Alexander McQueen I had no idea where to start. The awesome skull clutches that have most definitely won my heart? Or his awesome Spring/Summer 2012 collection? Since I was unable to choose, … Continue reading

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The Beauty of The Awkward… Lydia Courteille’s Jewelry

With a list of famous customers too long to name and a choice of the world’s most expensive materials, Lydia Courteille’s jewelry doesn’t come cheap… the odds of me ever possessing one of her pieces are therefor very small. But … Continue reading

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