March 21, 2019

Artist Drills into Antique Ceramics to Transform Them into Exquisite Pieces of Jewelry

Artist Gésine Hackenberg transforms ceramic plates, bowls, and dishes into exquisite pieces of jewelry. Using dinnerware as her raw material, she extracts small discs from them and strings them together like beads or inlays them among metal for earrings and rings. Hackenberg tends to focus on the decorative part of a plate or bowl, such as popular Delft patterns, which results in colorful and unassuming pieces of wearable art.

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December 21, 2018

Best of 2018: 12 Breakthrough Makers Who Got the World Excited About Arts and Crafts

Over the past several years, there’s been a notable revival of the arts and crafts movement. More than ever, makers are taking advantage of online resources to market their handmade wares to a public that is hungry for unique, artisanal products. Just as we’ve seen more people taking an interest in learning new crafts, more and more people are looking to express their individuality by purchasing unique jewelry, furniture, and fiber art.

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November 7, 2018

Watch the Planets Align When You Wear These Solar System Statement Pieces

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that the space jewelry trend has taken off. Leading the way is Yugen Tribe, a dreamy design studio that crafts accessories inspired by the solar system. Recently, the Yugen Tribe team has launched two out-of-this-world pieces: a captivating curved necklace and a mesmerizing pair of mismatched earrings. Like other Yugen Tribe creations, these ethereal accessories are meant to make a statement.

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July 24, 2018

Wood and Resin Jewelry Captures the Dazzling Magic of the Northern Lights

Tor Johansson and his wife Tania are the makers behind ArtfulResin, a line of handmade wood and resin jewelry inspired by nature. From pretty pendants to elegant earrings, each piece encapsulates the beauty of the spectacular Norwegian landscape—the place where Johansson was born and raised before he moved to England. While Johansson has a background in carpentry, his wife is an optometrist and a writer.

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