Posts tagged "vulcanite"

Must Haves: 12 Pieces Of Victorian Mourning Jewelry

Okay, so Victorian mourning jewelry isn't everyone's cup of tea. But some of it is prettttty cool. The Victorians were totally obsessed with death. Take Queen Victoria. After her hubby died, she wore black for the rest of her life, and slept with a cast of her husband's arm. Yeah, not weird at all. Victoria…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 10, 2013

Shopping Guide: 12 Colorful Heishi Bead Bracelets And Necklaces

Heishi beads are a traditionan African bead made from vulcanized rubber, which is why they're often referred to as vulcanite beads. Although they come in more of a standard bead form, I'm particularly partial to these little disks. The vibrant colors are mega-cool and can serve to excite an otherwise kind of staid outfit. Plus,…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 6, 2013