i have been wanting to write a post about delfina delettrez for months now, but i was unable to find a picture of the piece that moved me in the first place. until now.
a version of this boney hand brooch was available at colette but is sold out. the macabre beauty of it in some magazine caught my eye and i instantly knew there was something going on with this young girl. the same collection holds her almost bionic sceleton hand jewelry, available also at luisaviaroma and probably one of the most stunning pieces of jewelry i've seen in a while. no, wait, ever.
delettrez is 21 years old, daughter of silvia venturini fendi, and already known for collections celebrating nature and human anatomy with a ghoulish glamour twist. while i am always drawn to skulls, i don't particularly like her frogs, snakes, spiders and such, but the intricate beauty of her artwork is truly admirable.
cheap(er) copies sure to follow.