VINTAGE OPTICAL LENS
Manic Muse's favorite thing in life is to repurpose vintage and antique elements into original and eclectic adornments. Such as this vintage optometrists' lens; this fine unisex piece is a functional optical magnifier with Swarovski crystals in classic Steampunk fashion.
Elegant drop earrings adorned with Czech glass beads, Swarovski crystals, and oxidized brass filigrees.
THREE LITTLE BIRDS
Inspired by Bob Marley's song of the same name, each of these little brass swallows were hand patina-ed by me through a delicate 4-step process. A stunning Manic Muse signature piece.
A Manic Muse original. Highly-detailed honey bee stamping affixed to a lovely filigree bronze locket. The brass chain dripping with Swarovski crystals finely accentuates this piece as heirloom-quality loveliness.
Functional mini magnifier on a 28-inch chain with two unassuming Swarovski crystals. Available in brass or chrome.
CRYSTAL PENDULUM WITH DRAGONFLY
Lovely sparkling crystal pendulum with brass accents and Swarovski crystals. A tiny silver dragonfly hovers above.
OLIVE & VIOLET
Sister swallows adorned with olivine Swarovski crystals and violet Czech glass bellflowers.
VICTORIAN BUTTON DROPS
Antique Victorian glass buttons with detailed florals embellished with Swarovski crystals and detailed filigree drops.
Manic Muse private collection. I often wear this beauty while vending at art markets. I repurposed a vintage clip-on black rose earring missing its twin and VOILA! a lovely Victorian necklace with Czech glass rose beads.
VICTORIAN BUTTON FLORAL
Repurposed antique flower button affixed to a brass filigree dripping with English-cut Czech glass beads.
An array of Victorian cameos, some old some new, hand-set by my with brass, silver, and copper elements.
Multi-strand bracelet dripping with vintage costume pearls, vintage rhinestones, Czech glass beads, and ornate charms.
Multi-strand Victorian bracelet dripping with vintage costume pearls, Czech glass beads, and Victorian inspired charms.
Czech glass oval bead with semi-precious stone beads all wire-wrapped into a lovely lace for the neck.
VINTAGE MOTEL MEDALLION
The antique dealer told me this number key tag was from an old roadside motel. I embellished this long necklace with with vintage costume pearls, Czech glass beads, and varying sizes of skeleton keys.
Vintage-inspired mini pocketwatch necklace with creamy pink Swarovski crystals.
Lovely solid bronze decorative skeleton key embellished with vintage costume pearls and Czech glass beads on a long brass necklace.
ANTIQUE GILDED OPTICAL LENS
Vintage optical lens dangles from an ornate chevron connector and cobalt blue Czech glass beads. A real stunner!
FULL METAL JACKET BULLET
Authentic decommissioned full metal jacket bullet with naturally patina-ed hues of brass and copper. A very fine unisex adornment.
Lovely, petite pair of Czech glass beads and sparkling Swarovski crystals with brass and copper elements.
Functional, lightweight 1.5" brass compass to accompany you on all of your adventures. "Not all those who wander are lost." ~J.R.R. Tolkien
STEAMPUNK FLYING MACHINES
Vintage hot air balloon images allow you to reminisce about a favorite pastime of yesteryear.
VINTAGE LUXE JEWELS
Manic Muse's line of sparkling Czech Republic glass rhinestones circa 1950s. These are personally hand-set by me into oxidized brass settings. Featuring shapes of pears, ovals, diamonds, and princess.
Highly-detailed octopus stamping cold-joined to a hand-cut, oxidize copper plate. Affixed to a black leather cuff recycled from a leather belt.
THE GRANDADDY MONOCLE
A Manic Muse favorite. Vintage inspired unisex monocle available on necklace or pocket fob chain.