Silentcheesecake

Handmade specimen jewelry & wearable art

1833 Sales

Silentcheesecake

Handmade specimen jewelry & wearable art

1833 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars
(766)

Shop owner

Michelle

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Announcement   Hi & welcome! :-)


**Every $25 pendant vial purchase now comes with a bronze ball chain!

**Please view my about page for specimen sourcing info. Thanks! :-)



Silentcheesecake Designs can also be found at:

Memento Mori - Los Angeles, California
www.etsy.com/shop/MementoMoriLA


Necromance - Hollywood, California
http://necromance.com/


Me Collectors Room Berlin- Berlin, Germany
www.me-berlin.com/

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 12, 2016

Hi & welcome! :-)


**Every $25 pendant vial purchase now comes with a bronze ball chain!

**Please view my about page for specimen sourcing info. Thanks! :-)



Silentcheesecake Designs can also be found at:

Memento Mori - Los Angeles, California
www.etsy.com/shop/MementoMoriLA


Necromance - Hollywood, California
http://necromance.com/


Me Collectors Room Berlin- Berlin, Germany
www.me-berlin.com/

Michelle

Contact shop owner

Michelle

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(766)
Tasha

Tasha on Jun 20, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Amazing! My husband loves it!

Célia LC Scapula

Célia LC Scapula on May 21, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Just truly amazing ! I was looking for new ones so I coud finally have the occasion to buy one. As soon as their where put in photo on instagram I "run" on it to buy my favorite and gosh that's amazing ! My parents and friends really are curious about it. Thank you again for that masterpiece ! (also : the seller is really kind, I'll buy again !!)

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About

Inspired by Nature & Science

Hi, I'm Michelle, and I'm the owner and operator of Silentcheesecake Designs.

One afternoon in 2005, I found a dead honey bee in my backyard and it was frozen in a natural life-like position. I wanted to preserve it and wax came to mind as a great preservation medium. I was inspired by my mother's collection of clear wax candles with fragile flowers.

It is a tedious process and it took me a few years to get just right, but the end results now are stunning and permanent. Nature and science have always been a source of inspiration for me and I wanted to create one of a kind jewelry to honor, adorn, admire and educate. I strive in providing unique and high quality designs that will last decades.

All specimens are ethically and legally sourced from entomologists, found deceased, biology specimens (meant as teaching aids), local markets, reputable taxidermists that acquire from pest-control waste, by-product, found, roadkill or natural death. All the flowers are real, dried and free of moisture. Many are taken from my own plants and others are from various dried-flower suppliers.

The specimens I use are ethically sourced. I do not kill any of the animals I use in my jewelry. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Shop members

  • Michelle

    Owner, Designer

    I'm an artist and collector best known for one of a kind wax-preserved specimen vials. I'm heavily inspired by insects, wunderkammer, natural history museums, ossuaries, surrealism, science & preservation.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 11, 2015
I'm an artist, naturalist and collector best known for my one of a kind wax-preserved specimen vials. I'm heavily inspired by insects, natural history museums, ossuaries, surrealism, science, death & preservation.

All specimens are acquired legally from bug fairs(Insects supplied to collectors & entomologists) Insect farms, biology specimens, local markets, reputable taxidermists that acquire from pest-control waste, by-product, found, roadkill or natural death. All the flowers are real, dried and free of moisture.Many are taken from my own plants and others are from various dried-flower suppliers.

The specimens I use are ethically sourced. I do not dispatch the animals nor do I purchase from suppliers who do so for the sake of art. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
*Returns/Refunds* I do accept returns within 14 days of purchase. Please contact me on the specifics of the problem first.
Payment
I accept paypal as a method of payment.
Shipping
I ship via USPS First Class, Monday, Wednesday and Friday only. I also offer the option of upgrading to Priority shipping. If you need express delivery added please contact me so I can arrange it for you.
Additional policies and FAQs
* How to care for your wax vile:*

**Keep away from extreme heat, nothing above 130 degrees.

* It is not recommended that you leave it in a hot car for more than a few hours.


Please keep in mind that these are fragile, so do not slam or drop your glass vial against any hard surfaces. ^_^



Please note that all art/designs are protected under the U.S copyright and are not allowed to be used or reproduced.