Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Girl With the Violet Eyes


A while back I posted about the funky jewellery created by a talented young woman, Mallory Knox;   you can find that post here.  Knox sells her work at Lovesick, and through the website she shares with another artist.  She will also do custom pieces. 

I've been a devoted Elizabeth Taylor fan since I was a little girl.  With her violet eyes and raven hair, she was the walking embodiment of all that was glamorous and beautiful, at least in the eyes of a skinny kid from a small town.  I thought she would be a perfect subject for one of Knox's pendants, so I made a request, and behold, the finished product:

I left it up to Knox to choose what photo to use, and happily, the one she selected is one of my favourites, depicting Taylor in her "Cleopatra" days.  I can't wait to wear it!

11 comments:

  1. LOVE IT! I'm a Liza fan - and Mallory fan too! Can't wait to see you wear it. Sarah xxx

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  2. Damned auto correct - Liz, not Liza - though Liza's alright too, especially in Cabaret!

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  3. What a great custom piece. I love this style and it will go great with your raspberries and chocolate ensemble. ;) I know, I can't stop mentioning it.

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  4. That is a fabulous pendant. I love Liz too, I think she is possibly the most beautiful woman who ever lived! (I just typo-ed "loved" which would also be quite appropriate!) I'm going to check out Mallory's work now. xxx

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  5. I love it!! What a truly stunning and unique piece! xxx

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  6. Thanks Ms. Fashionista!!! I always enjoy making custom pieces...even though sometimes it takes awhile ;)

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  7. Oh glory be, what a beautiful piece!!!! I can't wait to see it on you, I just know it's going to look fabulous on you:)). Thank you so much for pointing me to Mallory, I haven't purchased anything from her yet, but by god it's tempting now I know I can get something custom-made:)). Have a wonderful weekend my friend and thank you for all your kind words xoxoxoxoo

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  8. I have always adored Elizabeth Taylor and must admit that this piece is delicious - very cool and creative. Thanks for sharing - I must check this site out now. :)

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  9. Gorgeous. i can't wait to SEE you wear it!!!

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  10. I walked by a used book store yesterday and in the window was a hardback book with that exact on the cover - of course I thought of you. What a gorgeous pendant!

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  11. What a gorgeous pendant Shelley!
    I adore Liz!

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