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 Cylon engagement ring is frakking amazing

When Michael Moragne decided to propose to his girlfriend Amy, he wanted to give her a ring that reflected not just their love, but also their shared love of Battlestar Galactica. Using the central diamond and gold from his grandmother's engagement ring, Moragne had a new ring made — one with Cylons hiding on the band. » 2/26/13 8:20am 2/26/13 8:20am

Designer makes a leather ring from his own flesh

Designer Sruli Recht creates experimental fashions that often have as much to do with where his materials come from as what the final product looks like. For example, he's woven horsehair garments, tanned the leather of stillborn lambs, and extracted silk from a spider's silk gland implanted in a goat's milk duct. As… » 2/02/13 2:00pm 2/02/13 2:00pm

Vulcan ear earrings add bling to your cosplay

For the Vulcan looking to add a little glitz to their pon farr preparations, jewelry designer Raja Gondkar has created these shimmering pointed earrings. And these earrings aren't just for aspiring vulcans and elves; they won Gondkar the prize for Best Overall Design in bridal wear at the 9th Indian Jewellery Design… » 12/15/12 10:00am 12/15/12 10:00am

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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Beautiful jewelry designed and crafted by fly larvae

Would you wear a jeweled pendent made by a bug? Caddisfly larvae use their own silk to construct elaborate suits of armor made from gravel, sand, and whatever other materials are at hand. French artist Hubert Duprat decided to replace these larvae's raw materials with gold and gemstones, letting them construct… » 9/22/12 10:30am 9/22/12 10:30am

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… » 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