Artillery Accents

Embracing bullets as fashionable accoutrements
Implications - In 2009, we discussed the glamorization of weapons in fashion through the proliferation of gun-inspired clothing and footwear. Now, the design direction has narrowed, focusing more on bullets and artillery to accent necklaces, rings and bracelets than overt displays of weaponry. For style mavens and fashion consumers, these subtle yet sassy accents allow for a tough-chick edge without going overboard.
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Hot Top 6 Examples: 117,961 Total Clicks Dec 11 - Jun 12
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Bullet Jewelry - Bullets2Bandages Accessories are Designed to Support Healing and Peace
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Viral 39,359 Clicks Pub: Mar 2, 12
Bullet Jewelry
Bullets2Bandages Accessories are Designed to Support Healing and Peace
While the concept may seem agressive at first glance, the bullet jewelry line by Erik Spalding and Cole Evans was actually intended to promote peace and healing. The co-founders of Bullets2Bandages... [More]
Nail Rings - A New Way to Decorate Your Nails Without Any Polish
SCORE: 7.3
V. Hot 35,562 Clicks Pub: May 2, 12
Nail Rings
A New Way to Decorate Your Nails Without Any Polish
Nail rings are an exciting alternative to jazzing up your nails with nail polish. While painting nails crazy patterns such as watermelon or polka dot are trending on a variety of popular sites and... [More]
Whimsical War-Inspired Accessories - Peace Bronze Fuses Fashion and War Weapons in its Designs
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V. Hot 13,943 Clicks Pub: Apr 15, 12
Whimsical War-Inspired Accessories
Peace Bronze Fuses Fashion and War Weapons in its Designs
Peace Bronze is a jewelry company based in the USA that uses recycled weapons of war in its designs. The bronze is a unique copper alloy made from disarmed and recycled nuclear weapons systems used... [More]
Twisted Taxidermy Couture - 'Bete Noire' by Saija is Made for the Haute Huntress
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Warm 7,964 Clicks Pub: Jan 23, 12
Twisted Taxidermy Couture
'Bete Noire' by Saija is Made for the Haute Huntress
The huntress collection for Bete Noire by Saija is a “simple and chic with a hint of the macabre,” as said on the designer's site. Playfully dark, the line carries a series of accessories with fur detailing.… [More]
Repurposed Weapon Accessories - Fonderie 47's Jewelry is Made Out of AK-47 Rifle Parts
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Warm 17,837 Clicks Pub: Jan 9, 12
Repurposed Weapon Accessories
Fonderie 47's Jewelry is Made Out of AK-47 Rifle Parts
Fonderie 47 creates beautiful accessory pieces out of repurposed materials from AK-47s. That is bound to get the attention of fashion lovers, weapon connoisseurs and everyone in between, especially since… [More]
Weapon Wielding Neckchains - The Silver Chainsaw Necklace Will Make You Look Sharp
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Warm 3,296 Clicks Pub: Dec 13, 11
Weapon Wielding Neckchains
The Silver Chainsaw Necklace Will Make You Look Sharp
This silver chainsaw necklace from artist and Etsy user William White is a great way to add some edge to any look. The online boutique describes the silver ball neckchain as having a “killer charm pendent,”… [More]