6 Pieces of Real-Life Cursed Jewelry that Could Destroy You

They're beautiful but deadly. Here is a collection of terrifying accessories that have killed their owners, or driven them mad — at least according to legend. From the Hope Diamond, to a stone that was almost worn to a recent Academy Awards, here's our list of the most cursed pieces of real-life jewelry. » 10/21/13 11:58am 10/21/13 11:58am

This Ancient Egyptian Jewelry Came from Space

Archaeologists working at the UCL Petrie Museum have shown that ancient Egyptians made jewelry from chunks of meteorite. Even more remarkable is the realization that they made these items over 5,000 years ago — nearly two millennia before the emergence of iron smelting. » 8/20/13 8:00am 8/20/13 8:00am

The very best fancy eyeball jewelry for a macabre night out

Nothing says "I'm glamorous and spooky" like a beautiful eyeball pendant worn on a chain around your neck. We've combed through Etsy for some of the most striking (and occasionally goofy) eyeball jewelry for your everyday mystical moments — or for that special Halloween party night. » 10/16/12 10:05am 10/16/12 10:05am

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Geeky ceramic jewelry for people who love science and skepticism

Today we are madly in love with the simple, cute and science-tastic designs from Surly-Ramics on Etsy. Created by Surly Amy, these necklaces and earrings feature planets, radio telescopes, animals, fossils and geeky aphorisms. (I think "Clone me" is my new favorite retort to everything.) If you're looking for something… » 8/17/12 9:45am 8/17/12 9:45am

Star Trek engagement ring guarantees a lifetime of "Engage" jokes

For the lady who loves Star Trek and doesn't mind hearing the same joke over and over again, Etsy seller VaLa Jewellery offers this engagement ring in the shape of the Starfleet insignia. And, in Federation-appropriate fashion, it's not studded with a diamond, but instead with a white sapphire. The ring is sterling… » 6/10/12 12:00pm 6/10/12 12:00pm