May 15, 2019

These 400-Year-Old Rings Unfold to Reveal Astronomical Spheres

What if you could wear the entire universe on your finger? Since ancient times, astronomers around the world have used models of the sky to make calculations. With the advent of the armillary sphere, stargazers were given a physical model to better visualize the lines of celestial longitude and latitude. Created independently in ancient Greece and ancient China, these armillary spheres consisted of spherical rings centered on either the Earth or the Sun.

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December 28, 2018

Ethereal Pixies “Fly” Alongside You as Glittering Enamel Pins

Illustrator Hannah Kienzle uses her artistic skills as a way to express the beauty of the world around her. Inspired by nature and her travels abroad, the Florida-based creative fashions enamel pins featuring ethereal art. Her most notable pieces revolve around Moth Pixies—figures that are part human and part winged creature. They have the body of a slender woman whose head is affixed with antennas and can fly thanks to an elegant pair of wings.

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November 21, 2018

Luminous Resin and Wood Rings Offer a Glimmering Glimpse of the Northern Lights

If you like celestial statement pieces, you’re destined to love what you discover in the My Modern Met Store. In our out-of-this-world online shop, you’ll find a selection of jewelry that will leave you starry-eyed, including a solar system set, a moon phase necklace, and this Aurora Borealis ring by Secret Wood. Within each ring’s resin bauble is a miniature winter wonderland.

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September 3, 2018

Lustrous Opal Jewelry Made of Wood and Resin Reflects the Beauty of Nature

Artist and designer Miha Debeljak describes his shop, Wood All Good, as a “labor of love.” With an amazing attention to detail, he creates wood and resin jewelry that showcases the splendor of the natural world. Recently, Debeljak has debuted a new collection of statement pieces adorned with lustrous opal, making each wearable masterpiece even more magnificent.

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