Posted on December 1, 2011 Under Design

How do you get more than 20 million AK47 assault rifles out of Africa? My friend Peter Thum is financing their destruction through the creation of an incredible new luxury brand called Fonderie47. Melding ancient technique with leading edge precision,…

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Corter for Japan

Posted on March 20, 2011 Under Design

Another easy way to support Japan. Thanks Marisa. Corter Leather, a small shop based entirely out of one room in Massachusetts, just announced they will be selling these cuffs with hand painted snaps for $20 to support relief efforts in…

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Luis Morais Pop-N-Shop

Posted on November 30, 2010 Under Fashion

If you're in the Miami area over the next week and hunting for holiday gifts, I'd stop by here!  Really digging the latest Morais work. The LUIS MORAIS Pop-N-Shop: Wednesday December 1, 2010 through Monday December 6, 2010 at 438…

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The Security Pin

Posted on November 28, 2010 Under Design

SECURITY!™ is an 18k gold-plated sterling silver pin with white diamonds on the front and back of the piece. An opulent interpretation of the shoplifter’s worst enemy. Designed by artist and regular Justin Gignac. Fabricated by Max Steiner Design.…

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Luis Morais: New Work

Posted on November 3, 2010 Under Design

I've written about jewelry designer Luis Morais before– and now he's at it again. I love the juxtaposition of the skulls, teeth, luxury, decadence and mischief. This new line brings unique perspective to the realm of the otherwise ordinary, a fresh…

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Peace Bomb Bracelets

Posted on October 15, 2010 Under Eco

Check out this incredible Kickstarter project and support it if you can. I've just now become an Executive Producer. The bracelets shown here (and highlighted in the video) are made from scrap metal left from bomb scraps in Laos. During…

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Chewed By Tuesday Necklaces

Posted on August 5, 2010 Under Design

We've all chewed the cap of a Bic pen at least once in our lives. If you haven't, you're totally lying (or missing out). This necklace from Chewed By Tuesday is for you. All of you. (And for Penlid chewing…

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Akawelle Necklaces

Posted on June 30, 2010 Under Design

Akawelle translates into "also known as love" and is a jewelry line that uses spent bullet casings from the Liberian civil war. The necklaces and bracelets are made by 17 year old Lovetta Conto who fled Liberia with her father…

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Rough Diamond Ring

Posted on December 29, 2009 Under Design

Sruli Recht is at it again with this new project entitled r¿ng.  A gorgeous interchangeable rough diamond ring made custom for 3530 Euros. I love the mystery feel behind this. The diamonds herein presented have been sourced from legitimate sources not involved in funding…

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Tiny Little Chairs

Posted on December 24, 2009 Under Design

Very sweet. Tiny Little Chairs is a series of precious metal pendants celebrating design, handmade in Montreal Canada by Bruxe Design. You know how much I love chairs! Via Marcus Troy

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