Thursday 16 August 2012

Irish jewellery designer :: Daniela Cardillo

Jewelry made from horse hair and rodent bones by Daniela Cardillo.

Horse hair and rodent bones are the eco-friendly materials behind Irish jewellery designer Daniela Cardillo’s delicate accessories. Her jewellery, which includes necklaces, rings, bangles and pins, is made using hair shed from her own horses and rodent bones she has collected or sourced online.

The horse hair is dyed a variety of shades, including pastel pink, before being weaved and trimmed with gold accessories. She electroforms the ‘small and delicate’ rodent bones in metal before plating them in 22 carat gold, a process Cardillo says enables the bones to become ‘actual relics of previous lives’.

Source ~ Lost at E Minor.


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    3 Responses to “Irish jewellery designer :: Daniela Cardillo”

    1. Ana says:

      I’m not all that into the taxidermy/related jewelry, but these are stunning and truly imaginative!

    2. Irish jewellery is my favorite as this is unique and comes with many varieties.

    3. Irish jewellery is unique in design and thus people love it and is very popular. The symbols used in this represents a special meaning.


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