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Tied Up And Ruffled… Lilian Asterfield’s Refashioned Neckties

Victorian/Steampunk-ish? Check. Recycled material? Check. Quirky and Unusual? Double check! Lilian Asterfield is the alter ego of artist and designer Nicole Deponte, who turns old men’s neckties into fabulous pieces of wearable textile art. Reminiscent of the ruffly cravats from the victorian age, … 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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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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Victorian Glamour by Pinkabsinthe

I found Pinkabsinthe on deviantArt and fell in love with her creations right away. She was featured on this blog once before, with her Vampire Bite Choker, but I couldn’t resist a new feature after seeing some of her new … Continue reading

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Steampunk and Necromancy… The Rock n Goth Shop

I have loved these items far longer than I can remember, I just didn’t know where to buy them. When I finally found out I was… well, overjoyed, actually. The Rock n Goth Shop has a large selection of items … Continue reading

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Quirky Cameos: A collection of unique and special cameo jewelry

Cameo necklaces, those Victorian accessories that received a modern makeover in Gothic and Lolita fashion… I love them, but these days it’s hard to be original. The classic skeleton lady, ribcage, and anatomical heart seem to be all over the … Continue reading

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Whimsical Flights of Fancy… The Spangled Maker’s Illustration Jewelry

Absurdities make great statements, that much one can learn from The Spangled Maker on Etsy… I actually wanted to feature this earlier, but the shop was on hold because of sick leave. “Whimsical fights of fancy”, as is the tagline … Continue reading

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Taxidermy Fashion: Creations by Raven Jade

Victorian curiosity cabinets always intrigued me… Taxidermy is truly an art, but it can be fashion as well, so proves Raven Jade with her slightly creepy jewelry collection. A pendant made from a mouse fetus, quail feet as earrings, or … Continue reading

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Curiosity Cabinet filled to the nock: Curiology Online

Once again I stumbled across a lovely Etsy store I just had to share with you… If you long for your closet to look like a curiosity cabinet, Curiology Online is the place you want to go. Necklaces made of … Continue reading

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Housekeeping…

The treatment of servants is of the highest possible moment, as well to the mistress as to the domestics themselves. On the head of the house the latter will naturally fix their attention; and if they perceive that the mistress’s … Continue reading

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