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This necklace from Lux Coronette is one of my favourite pieces of jewellery. Cast from a real lions claw & made from recycled bullet casings, I think it’s really unique & I love the idea of something so destructive being turned into something so beautiful. I’m a Leo, so I feel like it’s a good talisman for me & I’ve become incredibly attached to it. I don’t actually believe in horoscopes/star signs at all, but I love the idea of them & the mythology that goes along with them, plus I’m often told I’m quite cat-like, so maybe there’s a little something there!

The very yellowish gold colour of the casings is really unique too, and the fact it’s in no way plated & will not discolour is a huge bonus to me. I hate getting attached to wearing something, only for it to become discoloured & unwearable within a month or so. It’s the main reason I mostly steer clear of cheap jewellery. I made an exception for this Forever 21 chain bangle though, it was too cheap to pass up & once it discolours I’m going to spray paint it matte black, I think it’ll look just as nice like that & hopefully that will get me a few more wears out of it!

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10 Comments

  1. Posted 22.06.2012 at 3:17 pm | Permalink

    such a cool dress! love acid washed stuff!

    Heartbeats from Vienna Wedekind

    • FAIIINT
      Posted 24.06.2012 at 5:15 pm | Permalink

      Ahh! Me too! I wish there was more of it about though, it seems to have gone out of fashion recently!

  2. Posted 22.06.2012 at 5:50 pm | Permalink

    Great dress and love the wedges….xoxox

  3. Posted 22.06.2012 at 8:24 pm | Permalink
  4. Posted 23.06.2012 at 1:00 am | Permalink

    That necklace is truly awesome. You’re rockin’ it, especially with that dress! :)
    ♥ xixia
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    • FAIIINT
      Posted 25.06.2012 at 3:25 pm | Permalink

      Aw, thank you! :) I shall go & have a look now!

  5. Posted 23.06.2012 at 8:10 pm | Permalink

    Great look. Love that dress! and the shoes. xA

  6. Posted 24.06.2012 at 4:24 pm | Permalink

    Long chain necklaces are becoming a favourite of mine and this looks perfect on simple black dresses!

    • FAIIINT
      Posted 24.06.2012 at 5:03 pm | Permalink

      Mine too! I’ve always loved a nice pendent… I always seem to go for either really long, or super short choker styles.

  7. Posted 26.06.2012 at 5:16 am | Permalink

    the pendant is so unique and i love the story behind it! i hate that cheap jewellery wears off pretty quickly too, and i always tell myself i will do something with it but never really have.. so these days i just stick with a few pieces that i spend a bit more on..

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