Friday, June 11, 2010

Curious Curio - Classic Pin-Ups Books

Curious Curio - Uncle Mortimer & Aunt Maggie Haunted Portraits

Witness their terrifying transformations
into ghastly creatures of the night as you walk past!
An amazing effect, which must be seen in person
to be truly appreciated! (or un-appreciated if you weren't expecting it!)
This high-quality art piece will be
a unique addition to your spooky decor,
or could effectively be used to spice up
any Halloween or Mystery party!
Visitors will shriek in terror
as this picture changes before their eyes!
The portrait changes depending on your perspective.
For example, if you stand still, it does not change at all.
But when you walk past it, either left to right or right to left,
you will see it animatedly morph
into a ghastly creature of the night.

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Curious Curio - The Mütter Museum Books

"The work of a distinguished group of photographers
who have been drawn to explore the body
stripped of its superficial coverings down to its inner realities.
There is real beauty beneath the surface both in life,
as revealed by the surgeon's scalpel, and in death,
as revealed by the pathologist's or anatomist's knife.
The contemporary photographs in this book,
combined with powerful images from the Museum's
historical photography collection, stretch the boundaries
to find beauty not in its conventional form, but in its opposite:
the deformed, the broken, the disfigured body of those who
suffered physical abnormality, trauma, or destructive disease.
There is a terrifying beauty as well in the spirits
of those who endured nature's challenges
to human life and to medical understanding."

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Curious Curio - Darby & Trevithick's Devil Tankard by Alchemy Gothic

by Alchemy Gothic

We have LOTS More Alchemy Gothic on our site
AND we can special order anything for you
from Alchemy Gothic's vast collection!

Check out their catalog
If you see something you like,
message us with the item number,
and we'll make you a killer deal!

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Curious Curio - Edward Gorey's Mercurial Bear Pin

Curious Curio - Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters

From Jane Austen, Seth Grahame-Smith,
the authors of Pride and Predjudice and Zombies -
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters

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Curious Curio - Fairy Queen Boxes

Fairy Queen Jewelry Boxes
by Jessica Galbreth

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Thursday, May 6, 2010

Curious Curio of the Day - Werewolf Candleholder

Curious Curio of the Day - Gothic Fairy Princess Fairy

Curious Curio of the Day - Scott Musgrove: The Fauna of Early North America

Scott Musgrove unearths previously undiscovered animals
through a dedicated and scientifically un-approved practice
of zoological impressionism.
Featuring lush, highly detailed landscapes
and up-close encounters with all manner
of strange and beautiful creatures.

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Curious Curio of the Day - Goth: Vamps and Dandies

by Gavin Baddeley

Written with a razor-sharp insiders eye,
and drawing on a rich photographic archive
that spans the 25-year history of the scene,
it vividly evokes the past, present and future of Goth.

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Curious Curio of the Day - Voodoo in Blue Fairy Figurine

by Jasmine Becket-Griffith

Curious Curio of the Day - Thirteen o'Clock by James Stimson

by James Stimson

"Illustrations that'll remind adults of Tim Burton,

and prose that feels like Seuss from the dark side"

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Curious Curio of the Day - Lady Necromancer Figurine

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Curious Curio of the Day - The Art of Drawing Anatomy

Curious Curio of the Day - A Fairy's Dream Necklace & Earrings

Earth, Wind, and Fire Statues

Our Excellent Sticker Collection

Curious Curio of the Day - Absinthe

Curious Curio of the Day - Emily the Strange: Lost Days, A Novel


We can special order ANYTHING
from Alchemy Gothic's vast collection,

we can offer it to you below retail cost!
Check out their entire online catalog
If you see something that strikes your fancy,

comment with the item number,
and we'll make you a deal!

Also - pieces can be custom-ordered cast in silver!

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Monday, April 12, 2010

Curious Curio of the Cay - Frankenstein's Corvus Machina Necklace by Alchemy Gothic

" I felt emotions of gentleness and pleasure,
that had long appeared dead, revive within me.
- Frankensteins monster"
is the quote engraved within The Corvus Machina Necklace -
a brass-hinged locket with magnetic catch,
glass rods and etched brass components.

More Alchemy Gothic
More Jewelry
More Frankenstein

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