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Thinking of men and jewelry… again

Thinking of men and jewelry… again

posted on Thursday June 16, 2011 | in The Crystal Tearoom | 8 Comments

A couple of months ago I had the good fortune of sitting with the jewelry designer Victoire de Castellane  at a Gagosian Gallery dinner for Richard Prince in Paris.  The one thing Victoire and I gushed over was, straight men and jewlery.  We wished we saw more, how sexy it is, how confident and on and on we went.  We had a very specific man in mind and since that night we have both been on the look out.

I started thinking about it again some more after my post about Theophilus London and so I wanted to go back some more, past Jimi Hendrix, past James Brown and then I found the image above from the Ghana Gold Festival.

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8 Comments

  1. malika (Reply) on Thursday 16, 2011

    Love the african materiel.

  2. MR.MEYER (Reply) on Thursday 16, 2011

    LOOK IN PARIS AND MILAN AND SPAIN ,LOOK UNDER THERE SHIRTS COLLAR AND CUFF´S…then again i think TATTOOS HAS REPLACED THE NEED OF JEWELRY FOR MEN…then again it goes hand in hand most of the time…….and then again its a hard thing to pull off …..then again its already hard for (STR8 )men to understand the right fit of a jacket and pants ,etc

  3. Prudence (Reply) on Thursday 16, 2011

    Where are these pictures from? The images and the jewellery they feature are amazing!

  4. malika (Reply) on Thursday 16, 2011

    “Habille ton corps, porte de l’Or”

    “Dress your body, wear Gold”

  5. Ashley P. (Reply) on Thursday 16, 2011

    Ahh I love seeing pictures like this! I can’t wait to go back to Ghana! Shala you always post the most interesting things!

  6. Cristina C. (Reply) on Thursday 16, 2011

    i’ve seen theophilus london preform twice, and i’ve been doubly impressed with his style. i couldn’t agree more with your sentiment on how it’s perceived by ladybirds when a straight man is wearing it. here are a couple of photos i took of him at his last performance in san francisco with a close up of his jewels.

    http://seeingmywaythrough.tumblr.com/post/6546045679/golden
    http://seeingmywaythrough.tumblr.com/post/6635601947/medallion
    http://seeingmywaythrough.tumblr.com/post/6546000508/theophilus-london-clift-hotel

  7. Tasja (Reply) on Thursday 16, 2011

    I Think African Everything is on the rise as we embrace this shift in Consciousness. As for myself, I have a Gorgeous armcuff in the Post obtained from one of the many emerging Spiritually Conscious Copper/Stone/Crrstal Jewelry Designers that I am fortunate to have linked up with online. Keep up the lusciousness. Love it.

    • shala (Reply) on Thursday 16, 2011

      Hi Natasha,

      Can you share the online store with us, i’d post a link on the blog, it would be amazing!

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