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Carved Skull Lamps

The Unconventional Lamp Shades Have Been Intricately Carved

— July 28, 2016 — Art & Design
These carved skulls can be bought on etsy and they function as unusual home decor objects and even lamp shades.

The artist Mikhail Bozhok uses animal skulls as the base for his creations and while the concept is somewhat ominous, the resulting effect of the carved skulls is quite delicate. The artist was inspired by the patterns and designs that can be found in "crochet textures, architecture and antique prints" and replicated his own version of those designs onto the skulls. Since each skull has been hand carved by the artist, each one is individually unique.

These intricate skulls may be somewhat eerie, but they would function as an excellent talking point for people who enjoy unusual decorations.
Trend Themes
1. Unconventional Decor - Opportunities for artisans to create unique and innovative decorative objects that stand out in the market.
2. Handmade Customization - The market for customized, one-of-a-kind objects that reflect the artisan's personal style and craftsmanship is growing.
3. Natural Materials - Increasing demand for unique products made from sustainable and natural materials such as animal skulls or other organic materials.
Industry Implications
1. Artisanal Home Decor - The artisanal home decor industry can explore new possibilities in unconventional decorative objects that cater to a niche segment of the market.
2. Handmade Crafts - The handmade crafts market can capitalize on the trend towards customization, offering personalized and unique creations that reflect artisanal skills and techniques.
3. Sustainable Design - The sustainable design industry can incorporate unique materials and creative techniques to produce eco-friendly products that cater to a more discerning consumer base.
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