silentcheesecake

Handmade specimen jewelry & wearable art

1538 Sales

silentcheesecake

Handmade specimen jewelry & wearable art

1538 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars
(679)

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/

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Octopus Specimen Necklace SP38
US$52.00
Swimming Crab Necklace
US$35.00
Venus & Blossom Necklace
US$20.00
Fang Specimen Necklace
US$15.00
Cicada Wing Ring
US$23.00
Grub Necklace
US$23.00
Stag Beetle Pendant SP8
US$40.00
Large Cicada Specimen Pendant
US$60.00
Jewel Beetle Pendant sp6
US$30.00
Snapdragon Seed Pods Pendant SP2
US$21.00
Wasp Wing Pendant Sp17
US$20.00
Cicada Wing Pendant Sp16
US$20.00
Dragonfly Wing Pendant
US$23.00
Black Cicada Wing Pendant
US$28.00
Jewel Beetle Pendant sp5
US$28.00
Blooming Vertebrae Pendant SP9
US$27.00
Tentacle Pendant SP66
US$25.00
Walking Stick Specimen Pendant
US$32.00
Stag Beetle Pendant SP5
US$46.00
Stag Beetle Pendant SP3
US$24.00
Whip Scorpion Specimen Pendant
US$40.00
Longhorn Beetle Pendant SP2
US$28.00
Weevil Pendant sp29
US$28.00
Lavender Pendant
US$13.00
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Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
(679)
sinaphile

sinaphile on Jul 20, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

AMAZING!!!! Cannot wait to wear these gorgeous necklaces!!

Francesca

Francesca on Jul 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

It's absolutely beautiful, very well preserved and arrived promptly. Thank you so much, I'll be back for more! <3

Erica

Erica on Jun 24, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

The most beautiful jewelry that I have gotten from silent cheesecake so far!! It's hard decide which piece is my favorite ❤️❤️❤️ best shop ever! 🐝🐛🐞🕷🦂

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Blooming Vertebrae Pendant SP8
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Tentacle Pendant SP59
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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.

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  • 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.

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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
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.
Refunds and Exchanges
*Returns/Refunds* I do accept returns within 14 days of purchase. Please contact me on the specifics of the problem first.
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.