20+ Art History Accessories That Turn Everyday Objects into Masterpieces

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Throughout history, artists have employed their talents as a means of self-expression. In addition to showcasing their skills, prolific painters, sculptors, and other creatives have used their work to communicate with viewers and share their interests and insights. Fortunately, expressing oneself with art is no longer limited to those who can create it. With these art history-inspired accessories, you can wear your favorite art on your sleeve—and in your hair!

Fine art jewelry, device decorations, and avant-garde neckwear are just some of the imaginative items featured. Additionally, this collection exhibits a wide array of inspiration that spans across several art movements by a range of artists. So, whether you opt to stick with the classics or are more into modernism, this selection of artsy accessories has something for every art lover.

This selection of art accessories features some of the world's most well-known works of art.


Necklace Featuring Detail of Michelangelo‘s Creation of Adam


Hokusai's The Great Wave Watch

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RedJuanShop | $13.50


Botticelli's Birth of Venus Macbook Decal

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DesignLads | $20.39


Frida Kahlo Hairclip

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soCuties | $3.65


Piet Mondrian Earrings


Cufflinks Inspired by Salvador Dali's Persistence of Memory

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Mancornas | $29.99


Picasso Keychains


Tote Featuring Yellow-Red-Blue by Wassily Kandinsky

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Tribaltshirts | $13.58

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Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. An art historian living in Paris, Kelly was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Art History from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. When she’s not writing, you can find Kelly wandering around Paris, whether she’s leading a tour (as a guide, she has been interviewed by BBC World News America and France 24) or simply taking a stroll with her husband and two tiny daughters.
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