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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Guest Post: B for Bel

Hi, everyone! I'm Belinda and I blog (compulsively) over at B for Bel.

I'm so glad to be guest posting on Krystal's blog today because I've been a reader for a long time now and have always admired her taste and the inspiring things she posts.

Which is why, when I came across these collections of super unique, but undeniably chic, jewelry, I knew it had to be shared with other people who enjoyed them as much as I did- other Village readers! :)

A couple of months ago, I blogged about cufflinks made from real bullet casings that would make a perfect gift for the boys. But a few weeks later, I discovered this collection of jewelry from Bullet Girl that is also made from real bullet casings, but boasts an extremely feminine, wearable and tasteful flair.

Bullet Casings Jewelry

  1. .45 AUTO rhodiumplated with CZ cappinky ring
  2. .357 MAG caps with CZ flower cluster on pearl strand choker
  3. 44” pearl strand with .223 REM CZ cap and .17 MM cap flower necklace
  4. .223 REM 24k gold plated bullet necklace
  5. .357 MAG rhodium plated bullet with CZcap bracelet
  6. .357 MAG 24kgold plated capflower earrings
  7. .357 MAG rhodiumplated CZ capchain necklace

These are just a few of my favourites, but you can check out more on the website.

I'm a huge admirer of beautiful jewelry, but most of the time, I prefer to stick to simple lines and sentimentality. And I know I would just DIE if I received these morse code necklaces from anyone! These necklaces by COATT spell out affectionate words in morse code and are versatile enough to be worn everyday.

Morse Code Necklaces

Love Me Do, Amore, Peace LuckyLove

Pasta Jewelry
You know that Dolce & Gabanna is a true fashion giant when they can turn uncooked pasta into a fashion statement. 

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I have to say, I'm not hating it! Especially not when there are these silver and gold versions created by fellow Melbourne designers, Lucy Folk. Food jewelry may come off as tacky if not balanced well, but these accessories have done the pasta trend justice.
All collage images via TrendLand

Or, if pasta is simply not your thing, you just may find gold in the form of pretzels, popcorn, Nachos, and other crumby snacks you never imagined wearing around your neck. Until now.

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I hope you enjoyed these collections!

If you're looking for other curiously delightful design, art, photography, food and much more, come say hello at B for Bel! I would love to meet you.

Thanks for having me, Krystal! :)
Yvonne said...

Pretty! I love the Pasta-jewelrys :-)!
Have a nice day,

Diana Mieczan said...

I'm such a fan of the morse code necklaces. They are simply special and oh-so beautiful. Such a wonderful post. Wish you both a great Thursday. Kisses.

Anonymous said...

The jewelries from pasta look amazing, what an original idea!

Collette Osuna said...

Ok, this pasta jewelry is pretty nice to meet you!

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ellie said...

How cool. Love the pretzel pin.

ivy's closet said...

Fun pasta jewelry!

polkadotpeticoat said...

These are so fun.....I had many favorites!

Fabrizia said...

Such a lovely post, I like these original and cool jewels! Great sense of style!

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Dancing Branflake said...

What a fun collection! I do love the bullet ones. A little tough but elegant.

Claire said...

i like it! the pasta jewellery is cool!

Diana said...

Everything should just be dipped in gold, everywhere.

Elisa @ Globetrotting in Heels said...

wow, what a fabulous post, Bel!

I love the morse code jewelry, so understated and so fun to think "i am wearing a coded message" :-D

LyddieGal said...

Hummmm... Out of all of those, I guess the cufflinks aren't too bad, but I think it's for the best that uncooked pasta just gets boiled and served with marinara.

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Paislea Elyse said...

i love this jewelry! it's so unique!!

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Marisa Midori said...

Those noodle earrings are so fun and clever! It's such a great idea—pasta really does come in so many interesting shapes.

(Also, love the new blog look. Again haha)

Alena: Oh, It's Just Perfect! said...

So many cool items! I love that pearl bracelet--stunning!

Christianna said...

This was all awesome! I'm a huge fan of the bullet casing pieces! How cool are those? Thanks for sharing!

Belly B said...

Thanks, everyone! I'm so glad you enjoyed the post, and I'll be stopping by your blogs very soon!

Belly B :)

Kavery said...

Pasta jewellery? Now I've seen everything! Seriously though I like the ones made of bullet casings and those using morse code

Helen said...

That food jewelry is so creative!

design elements said...

wow...girls best friend... happy FRiday to you

Jenny @ Spry On The Wall said...

Oh my gosh, I'm loving the pasta jewelry! I also am into the morse code necklaces, they are simple and fun! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and commenting!

Girl living in Oslo said...

Such a great post, always love the tips you give!

Have a great weekend:)

the clothing menu said...

I don't know..that pasta jewelry reminds me a little bit too much of summer camp when I was 8. Surprising to see it from D&G!

Fashion Tales.... said...

I really wanted that bullet necklace.
I saw the pasta earrings on a DIY blog, they are very interesting. great post!

Minna.K said...

Woow, these are so cool! I want em all!

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