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Chilling Skeleton Chokers
Chilling Skeleton Chokers
Kathleen Paquette Specializes in Exotic Skeletal Jewelry
Specializing in outrageous and exotic skeleton jewelry, artist Kathleen Paquette at Artfire creates the most unique pieces of chilling art. The featured Skeleton Choker Necklace is made with resin skeletal… MORE
Retro Striped Bloomies
Retro Striped Bloomies
Swoon at Cargoh Designs Old-School Chic Undergarments
Swoon's pieces, at the online boutique Cargoh, are designed with a goal to reclaim glamor, adventure and romance. All of its undergarments offer a retro Parisian flair. The featured Black and White Striped… MORE
Treasure Map Bracelets
Treasure Map Bracelets
LadyMaduzaDZines Folds Copper to Resemble Paper Jewelry
LadyMaduzaDZines creates and designs whimsical styles in jewelry using copper and silver metals, sometimes incorporating both into her pieces. The featured Copper Cuff Bracelet is created to resemble a… MORE
Convertible Crimson Dresses
Convertible Crimson Dresses
Raghouse International Specializes in Steamy, Versatile Fashion
Raghouse International is the designer behind the versatile and rather steamy 3-way knit dresses above. The featured Red Passion knit is a sexy low-cut body knit dress that can be worn several ways: over… MORE
Retro Fur Purses
Retro Fur Purses
With Love Karen Redesigns Handbags With Vintage Fur
With Love Karen at ArtFire.com is keeping in step with the latest rage of handbags. Upcycling vintage furs, she creates fun casual styles and glamourous bags. The featured shoulder bag is restyled and… MORE
Identity Guitar Picks
Identity Guitar Picks
These 'Rock my World' Fingerprint Accessories are One of a Kind
Jackie Kaufman of Rock My World, Inc. at Cargoh handcasts and personalizes unique jewelry and accessories with fingerprints. When you order, you receive a mold-making kit to take a mold of your fingerprints,… MORE
Cushion Monsters
Cushion Monsters
LemonPie at Cargoh Puts Personality into Pillows
Indie entrepreneurs and hardcore students, Klaudea and Lawrence are the power couple behind 'LemonPie at Cargoh.' Creating the cutest personality pillows, these monsters each have their own unique traits… MORE
Spiral Stained Glass Pendants
Spiral Stained Glass Pendants
Artisan Ling Glass Creates Unique Swirly Accessories
Making glass jewelry for more than 15 years, Ling Glass is turning her passion into a full-time job. This artisan makes stained glass pendants, each unique in color and design, and you'll be mesmerized… MORE
Velvet Capes
Velvet Capes
'Maphia' Designs Urban Euro-Chic Apparel
'Maphia' (or m.a.p.h.i.a) is an original fashion brand from Berlin, Germany. Living, creating and working in the vibrating city inspired the urban chic flair of the label's style. The featured chocolate… MORE
Cozy Sock Mittens
Cozy Sock Mittens
Lil Brit Knit Designs 'Bella Swan'-Inspired Accessories
Lil Brit Knit on Cargoh.com designs hand-knit accessories, which include the very sought-after sock mittens inspired by the character of Bella Swan from the film 'Twilight.' Knitting since she was a young… MORE
Kiddie Eco Rocker Tees
Kiddie Eco Rocker Tees
Earthly Beginnings Designs Children's Rocked-Out Shirts for Awareness
Designing with children in mind, Earthly Beginnings on Cargoh.com offers a mix of innovative, artistically designed shirts crafted of eco-friendly fabrics. An eclectic alternative in kid's clothing is… MORE
Feminine Medicine Rocks
Feminine Medicine Rocks
Calliope Creations Handcrafts Gemstone Charms Specifically for Women
Marianne Hopkins of Calliope Creations has been designing jewelry, beading and making small sculptures with natural materials for over 15 years. Her work has been sold at the Tucson Museum of Art, as well… MORE
Naughty Cosplay
Naughty Cosplay
'ExoticSeamstress' Specializes in Superhero Wear
Artfire user 'ExoticSeamstress' creates cosplay for grownups with her collection of handmade superhero and celebrity outfits for performance, Halloween or just for fun. If your style is Wonder Woman,… MORE
Mammoth Tusk Rings
Mammoth Tusk Rings
James Oliver Uses Materials That are 30 Million Years Old
James Oliver started selling his handmade jewelry in 1968, in San Franciso, California. As one of the original street artists selling at Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf, James Oliver's jewelry creations… MORE
Morbid Ring Boxes
Morbid Ring Boxes
The Wedding Ring Coffin Makes Jewelry Caskets for Divorced Couples
Divorce parties and gifts are becoming more popular to celebrate final closures on bad marriages and the beginning of a new life. To help with your party planning, TheWeddingRingCoffin.com offers lavish… MORE
Rockabilly Glam
Rockabilly Glam
UK's EmeraldAngel Creates Retro Rockstar Couture
The EmeraldAngel Artfire studio is a full service shop if you are looking for outfits and accessories to add a little rockabilly flair to your look. Dita Von Teese-inspired, the featured feather cocktail… MORE
Green Lantern Masks
Green Lantern Masks
Artist Sparks Creates Dangerously Irresistable Disguises
Sparks at Artfire is designing and conjuring up these mysteriously glamorous, handmade ornate Venetian masks. Combining mixed media in new and challenging ways, Sparks' masks have all been created with… MORE
Palm-Reading Handbags
Palm-Reading Handbags
These Bohemian Tarot-Inspired Handbags and Art are Thought-Provoking
Alex and Karen of Baba Studio Prague at ArtFire have created bohemian tarot-inspired handbags and art. Carrying your inspirational image with you, these lightly-padded bags are a great size for basics… MORE
Meteorite Rings
Meteorite Rings
Jewelry by Johan Uses Gibeon and Muonionalusta Shooting Stars
Handmade and designed with Gibeon and Muonionalusta meteorites, Jewelry by Johan creates luxury rings using actual fallen shooting stars. Definitely one of a kind, the featured yellow gold ring is wrapped… MORE
Espionage Glam
Espionage Glam
OutOfThePinkSky Sends Secret Messages in Her Designs
The OutOfThePinkSky Artfire studio creates what seem like ordinary hip earrings to the unsuspecting observer. Open the earrings, though, and there is a secret coded message written in a diagrammatic cipher.… MORE
Ultra Flirty Dresses
Ultra Flirty Dresses
Ramonalisa is One Designer to Keep an Eye On
From sassy red cocktail dresses to turquoise-colored hoodie tanks, Ramonalisa creates boutique-style, handmade artisan fashions for all occasions and seasons. Ramonalisa clothing (available at Artfire)… MORE
Misfit Plaything Sculptures
Misfit Plaything Sculptures
Cat Bishop Creates Altered Art from Vintage Toys
Evoking both sympathy and humor, Cat Bishop’s misfit sculpture art creations remind me of Toy Story’s Andy and his toy-torturing neighbor Sid with the evil bedroom playground. These beings that populate… MORE
Handmade Headphone Amplifiers
Handmade Headphone Amplifiers
The Asgard Offers Handcrafted Audio Nirvana
Precision-engineered and hand-assembled, the Asgard is a limited-production headphone amplifier. Its high-quality amplification is designed to "make even iPod earbuds sound amazing." The handmade Asgard… MORE
Extreme Air Racing
Extreme Air Racing
The Red Bull 2010 World Championship Tour Goes to NYC
Coming to NYC this weekend (June 19th and 20th) is the fifth leg of the 2010 World Championship tour of the Red Bull air racing event. Along the theme of Daytona in the sky, air racing is a fiercely extreme… MORE
Pixelated Movie Montages
Pixelated Movie Montages
Final Score Illusion Art Covers 'Twilight,' 'Shrek' and 'Toy Story'
This Final Score illusion art showcases the Artfire studio's stellar pixelated montages. Their products include a huge variety of movies and celebrities, from 'Shrek' and 'Toy Story' characters to rockstars,… MORE
Vintage Satin Fashion
Vintage Satin Fashion
Nelda's Vintage Offers Old School Glam from the 40s to 80s
If you are looking for a pair of authentic 50s black satin ribbon French Room Originals heels, check out Nelda's Vintage Clothing. Clothing, handbags, shoes and costume jewelry from the 1940s to the 1980s… MORE
Surgical Designers
Surgical Designers
Isa Wang Cuts Across Mediums While Incorporating Mouse Bones
Isa Wang is inspired by science and anatomy and incorporates that theme into her jewelry, art and t-shirt designs. If you wanted to create an entire coordinating ensemble, check out her cast resin vertebrate… MORE
Cute Pincushion Crafts
Cute Pincushion Crafts
Jen Segrest Creates Whimsical Pincushion Art
When not working her 9-5 job as a graphic artist and web designer, Jen Segrest is addicted to creating the most adorable and whimsical pincushion sculptures. Jen Segrest can custom-create an eyeball to… MORE
Trash Handbags
Trash Handbags
'Reclaimed Wreckage' Creates Fashion Out of Grocery Bags and Recyclables
'Reclaimed Wreckage' loves the challenge of turning trash to treasure and creating a hobo chic fashion piece out of average household discards and recyclable materials. I was amazed when I found the featured… MORE
Mandala Art
Mandala Art
Mixed Media Fine Artist Diane Fergurson Explores the Flow of Energy
Diane Fergurson, a mixed media fine artist, has created a fabulous series of fine art paintings depicting and exploring the concept of the center, the mandala, being connected to the flow of universal… MORE
Vegan Mineral Makeup
Vegan Mineral Makeup
Pink Quartz Minerals Offers Natural Handmade Cosmetics
Pink Quartz Minerals caters to your cosmetic needs with its vegan mineral makeup and custom foundation blends. All made by hand in small batches, this designer can create your custom colors for eyeshadow… MORE
Fantasy Hair Wear
Fantasy Hair Wear
The Online Puppycatmeow Shop With Give You Out-There Hair
You can add style to your look with a Lady Gaga bow or a medieval maiden braid with fantasy-inspired hair extensions and accessories from Puppycatmeow. Specializing in unique looks from anime and beyond,… MORE
Gadget-Friendly Jewelry
Gadget-Friendly Jewelry
BBJU Design Tech Survival Bling Will Keep Gadget Geeks Going
No need to ever panic about misplacing your PDA stylus because you can have a solid brass piece discreetly incorporated into your jewelry accessories with this BBJU Design tech survival bling.  BBJU… MORE
Modern Abstract Art
Modern Abstract Art
Tom Fedro of Fido Studio Creates Whimsical Modern Abstract Portraits
When I stumbled upon the work of Tom Fedro of Fido Studio, I couldn't stop staring at his whimsical modern abstract portraits and their pensive eyes. The Chicago-based Tom Fedro creates his art with big… MORE
Superhero Laptop Skins
Superhero Laptop Skins
‘Iron Man' Decal by SkinAT is the Latest in Badass iPad Persona
This ‘Iron Man’ decal by SkinAT is the latest addition to the studio’s iconic laptop and iPad decals, which feature pop culture icons like Snow White, Michael Jackson and Pac-Man. These... MORE
Beaded Couture Swimwear
Beaded Couture Swimwear
These Bikinis by Gisele Gomez of Bead-Mania Clothing Double as Lingerie
If your social calendar includes an invitation to an intimate poolside affair, check out this collection of fantasy beaded swimwear by Bead-Mania Clothing. Gisele Gomez, the designer of this Hollywood,… MORE

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Retro Fur Purses
Retro Fur Purses
With Love Karen Redesigns Handbags With Vintage Fur
With Love Karen at ArtFire.com is keeping in step with the latest rage of handbags. Upcycling vintage furs, she creates fun casual styles and glamourous bags. The featured shoulder bag is restyled and… MORE
Fantasy Hair Wear
Fantasy Hair Wear
The Online Puppycatmeow Shop With Give You Out-There Hair
You can add style to your look with a Lady Gaga bow or a medieval maiden braid with fantasy-inspired hair extensions and accessories from Puppycatmeow. Specializing in unique looks from anime and beyond,… MORE
Dapper Pooch Attire
Dapper Pooch Attire
Spoiled Bratzwear Will Make Your Pup the Belle of the Ball
Spoiled Bratzwear is a fabulous shop that caters to canine fashionistas with functional fashions and accessories. In addition to some dog bling and rockstar pup t-shirts, this designer has some runway… MORE
Gadget-Friendly Jewelry
Gadget-Friendly Jewelry
BBJU Design Tech Survival Bling Will Keep Gadget Geeks Going
No need to ever panic about misplacing your PDA stylus because you can have a solid brass piece discreetly incorporated into your jewelry accessories with this BBJU Design tech survival bling.  BBJU… MORE
Vegan Mineral Makeup
Vegan Mineral Makeup
Pink Quartz Minerals Offers Natural Handmade Cosmetics
Pink Quartz Minerals caters to your cosmetic needs with its vegan mineral makeup and custom foundation blends. All made by hand in small batches, this designer can create your custom colors for eyeshadow… MORE
Green Lantern Masks
Green Lantern Masks
Artist Sparks Creates Dangerously Irresistable Disguises
Sparks at Artfire is designing and conjuring up these mysteriously glamorous, handmade ornate Venetian masks. Combining mixed media in new and challenging ways, Sparks' masks have all been created with… MORE
Mammoth Tusk Rings
Mammoth Tusk Rings
James Oliver Uses Materials That are 30 Million Years Old
James Oliver started selling his handmade jewelry in 1968, in San Franciso, California. As one of the original street artists selling at Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf, James Oliver's jewelry creations… MORE
Hyper Color Croc Skin
Hyper Color Croc Skin
The John Allen Woodward Gallery is on the Forefront of Country Cool
Tucked away in the Little Italy section of downtown San Diego you can find John Allen Woodward Gallery. It’s a haven for luxury appetites and you’ll find exotic hides and precious gems used to create footwear,… MORE
Chilling Skeleton Chokers
Chilling Skeleton Chokers
Kathleen Paquette Specializes in Exotic Skeletal Jewelry
Specializing in outrageous and exotic skeleton jewelry, artist Kathleen Paquette at Artfire creates the most unique pieces of chilling art. The featured Skeleton Choker Necklace is made with resin skeletal… MORE
Fiber Art Jewelry
Fiber Art Jewelry
MG Mart Creates Blossoming Handmade Accessories
MG Mart uses innovative materials for wearable art jewelry that are created with flirty organza, silky satins and capricious tulle. All of the designs by MG Mart have a theme: petals. These delicate textiles… MORE
Espionage Glam
Espionage Glam
OutOfThePinkSky Sends Secret Messages in Her Designs
The OutOfThePinkSky Artfire studio creates what seem like ordinary hip earrings to the unsuspecting observer. Open the earrings, though, and there is a secret coded message written in a diagrammatic cipher.… MORE
Vintage Satin Fashion
Vintage Satin Fashion
Nelda's Vintage Offers Old School Glam from the 40s to 80s
If you are looking for a pair of authentic 50s black satin ribbon French Room Originals heels, check out Nelda's Vintage Clothing. Clothing, handbags, shoes and costume jewelry from the 1940s to the 1980s… MORE
Treasure Map Bracelets
Treasure Map Bracelets
LadyMaduzaDZines Folds Copper to Resemble Paper Jewelry
LadyMaduzaDZines creates and designs whimsical styles in jewelry using copper and silver metals, sometimes incorporating both into her pieces. The featured Copper Cuff Bracelet is created to resemble a… MORE
Russian Folklore Fashion
Russian Folklore Fashion
Natalya Aikens' Fairytale Art Cuffs Are Inspired by Her Heritage
Natalya Aikens has just launched her line of fabulous Fairytale Art Cuffs with her wearable art embroidered jewelry on Artfire. With its textured hand-painted cottons, embroidered by hand in shiny rayons… MORE