jewelry

Art

This Artist Took Your Asian Stereotypes and Turned Them into Jewelry

Ada Chen is changing the world of jewelry by turning Chinese-American stereotypes into humorous adornments.
Eda Yu
11.6.18
Bodies

I Turned My Own Jawbone Into Earrings

I wanted to make a part of myself into something wonderful.
merritt k
7.10.18
history

The Titillating Rise of Nipple Piercings

Long before Kylie Jenner betwitched her Instagram followers with her pierced nipple selfie, women through the ages were pricking and adorning their "little apples of paradise" in acts of rebellion and pleasure.
Amanda Arnold
10.6.16
Fashion

Why Every Single Person You Know Is Wearing Chokers Now

You can't throw a rock without hitting a choker necklace these days. We asked style experts how the 90s trend became so wildly popular so quickly.
Amanda Arnold
9.23.16
style

Bloody Brilliant: The Artist Turning Period Stains into Statement Jewelry

Twenty-two-year-old Lili Murphy-Johnson creates bejeweled maxi pads and menstrual stains to celebrate your monthly bleed.
Sirin Kale
11.20.15
Sex

If You Liked It Then You Should Have Put a Clitoris Ring on It

A straight male artist in Brooklyn is stimulating feminists around the world with his anatomically correct "clitorings."
Scout MacEachron
11.16.15
history of

The History of the Clit Piercing

From Borneo tribeswomen to trendy Victorians, clit piercings have been around for much longer than Christina Aguilera's bejeweled privates would have you believe.
Nazanin Shahnavaz
9.28.15
jewelry

Bettina Speckner's Unsettling Jewelry Is Absolutely Not Art

We talked to the avant-garde German jeweler about how narrative is stupid and why she'd rather make something beautiful than something conceptual.
Lauren Oyler
8.19.15
jewelry

Designer Kaya Tinsman Rips Apart Raccoon Carcasses to Make Etsy Earrings

Although the finished product is sometimes criticized as "twee," the process of making animal bone jewelry is gory, gruesome, and often involves handling roadkill. We sent a photographer to Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to capture every maggot, intestine...
Sophie Saint Thomas
8.11.15