Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Bone Creations & Memento Mori Prints in my Etsy Shop

Over the years I've made jewelry and other creations from the bones I've found.

Recently I decided to start getting a bit more serious about this and offer up my work at my Etsy shop for fellow bone lovers to purchase.

Yesterday I listed my first creation there - Upcycled Memento Mori Shadow Box - Real Rat Skull, Fungi, and Moss

Upcycled Memento Mori Shadow Box 1 Macro - Real Rat Skull, Fungi, and Moss

This shadow box was carefully created by me. The skull is from my own personal collection. The fungi and moss came from high in the branches of the trees in my yard. Only falling to the ground during strong storms. After which I carefully collect, clean and dry them. All pieces are one of a kind, and in very limited supply.

I want you to be aware that I never have nor ever will kill or harm any animal for my bone collection.

Upcycled Memento Mori Shadow Box 1 - Real Rat Skull, Fungi, and Moss

The shadow box measures 6.5 inches by 6.5 inches. And 1.75 inches deep. Layers from top to bottom are A) glass B) 1st white matte C) 2nd black matte D) bone, moss and fungi creation E) back board. There is a hook on the back to hang the shadow box to your wall. Or it would also look nice in your cabinet of curiosities!

I've been working on different concept ideas of what else I'll make in the future. Here is an early image of my ideas becoming reality. I'm working on finishing my second shadow box as we speak.

Bone Art Concept Ideas in Progress

My Etsy shop is mainly my high quality photo prints.

I have several Memento Mori Prints that may also be of interest to you.

Here are some I currently have to offer:

Dead Yellow-rumped Warbler

PHOTO PRINT - Memento Mori 1b

PHOTO PRINT - Memento Mori 1a PHOTO PRINT - Memento Mori 2c PHOTO PRINT - Memento Mori 2a

Self Portrait with Deer Skull

BONELUST - Self Portrait with White-tailed Deer Skull 3 - Ver2 B&W

Dead Jellyfish and Portuguese Man o' War

Thanksgiving at Grayton Beach State Park - Tiny Dead Man-o-War in My Hand (This print is for sale.)

PHOTO PRINT - 8x10 ONLY: Jellyfish 2 PHOTO PRINT - Portuguese Man o' War 1

If you see an image in any of my Flickr BONELUST sets that you are interested in purchasing just contact me to work out the details here -

My photo prints are high quality and very inexpensive. It only costs $20 including shipping throughout the United States for an 8x10. If you are outside the United States and interested in making a purchase please email me at the address previously mentioned above. I also offer my photos in various poster sizes.

Also, you can purchase any of my prints directly through me paying via PayPal. So you don't have o have an Etsy account.