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These Adorably-Spooky Human Skulls Are Carved From Precious Oyster Pearls

These tiny skulls may look like hard proof that fairies exist, but they’re actually carved pearls. Japanese artist Shinji Nakaba has been painstakingly mapping and carving oyster pearls into human and animal skulls since 1974, making what he calls “wearable sculptures.” Not only does the artist make the cutest spooky jewelry for purchase, his work has also been displayed at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and New York’s Museum of Arts & Design. 

Mila Pantovich

Mila Pantovich lives in San Diego, CA with whatever animals she is fostering at the time. With a degree in Literature/Writing and a Minor in Film Studies, she holds a marketing position at a prestigious law firm and has written for several publications, including JustLuxe, Citizine and Huffington Post. In her spare time she writes film reviews for various online publications, works on a creative n...(Read More)

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