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.
There are certain cities that should be on every art lover’s list.
Illustrator Hannah Kienzle uses her artistic skills as a way to express the beauty of the world around her.
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.
Vancouver-based studio Secret Wood creates captivating rings that showcase Canada’s natural wonders.
If you like celestial statement pieces, you’re destined to love what you discover in the My Modern Met Store.
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.
What better way to celebrate a loved one’s birthday than with the gift of their own gemstone?
Artist and designer Miha Debeljak describes his shop, Wood All Good, as a “labor of love.
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.
Are you on a mission to elevate your sense of style?
If you love all things floral, you probably have cultivated your own crop of flower accessories. The next step?