The disembodied body parts of the Thingness Collection are slightly creepy but kind of kitschy and simply adorable.
The Thingness collection features several pieces of body including eyes, boobies, teeth, legs and each and everyone of them is carefully handmade in Effetre Murano Glass and Sterling Silver, choose you own!
Here the Eye Pendant Earrings, the perfect everyday touch of humour every cool person should have!
Did you know ancient doll's eyes used to be handmade in glass back in the days as well?
Thingness collection is definitely something different, pieces of bodies has adorned Cosima's sculptures since a while already, but never jewellery so far and why not.
Are you wondering why the name 'Thingness'? A while ago Cosima stumbled upon an interview with Paul Thek from the Whitney Museum, at one point Thek says, regarding his visit to the Sicilian catacombs: "...I opened one [coffin] and picked up what I thought was a piece of paper; it was a piece of dried thigh … It delighted me that bodies could be used to decorate a room, like flowers. We accept our thing-ness intellectually, but the emotional acceptance of it can be a joy…"
Length: circa 7 cm
Weight: circa 6 g per earring
Materials: Effetre Murano Glass and Sterling Silver 925.
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Every single bead is handmade by Cosima in her studio in Amsterdam.
Want to know more about how glass jewellery is made?Read the blog article