Beadwork is an aesthetically beautiful form of art, but it also represents so much more than what's on the surface. The practice of beading is tethered to a rich history and culture within Indigenous communities. Unique to each tribe, the art form is passed down through generations. Many older generations continue to create beaded designs, but 96-year-old Navajo beadworker Annette Bilagody has amassed a particularly stunning body of work.
Design technologist Rachel Binx has created a way to turn your most jovial journeys and wondrous wanderings into physical trinkets.
Do you love a salty sea breeze and the sound of crashing waves?
As COVID-19 travel restrictions are still in place, you’re likely missing traveling to your favorite places. And while it might be some time before you can visit them again, the travel-loving designers at Art is Therapy have come up with a way to let you keep your favorite cities close. Called Teti, this collection of statement rings reimagines city skylines in miniature, crafted out of precious metals and encased in glossy resin.
In the 18th century, George Spencer, the 4th Duke of Marlborough, amassed an incredible collection of carved gemstones and cameos.
Are you familiar with the term cameo jewelry?
Whether it's Valentine's Day, an anniversary, or a birthday, a piece of jewelry is always a great way to show how much you care. And while heart-shaped jewelry is a classic, gifting your loved one a heart necklace, earrings, or bracelet doesn't have to be cliche. There are plenty of modern and contemporary designs to fit any style. From statement-making necklaces to whimsical candy-heart earrings, you can go elegant or wild with your selections.
Are you stuck in a creative block? Sometimes what's needed is a little pick-me-up.
The beauty of nature can be hard to come by if you live in the city, so maybe it's time...
Come rain or shine, you can always count on a pop of color to brighten up an outfit. With so many tones to choose from, however, you may feel overwhelmed with options—and that's where Yellow Owl Workshop comes in. Based in colorful San Francisco, this studio has crafted a collection of rainbow accessories that can easily elevate any ensemble. Yellow Owl Workshop's collection of colorful statement pieces puts a contemporary spin on conventional jewelry.
Philippines-based artist Ruby Thursday (of Thursday CraftLove)
An enamel pin is a perfect way to commemorate the things that you love.