This Designer Uses the Silver Inside All the Gadgets We Throw Away

How long have you had the computer or phone you're reading this on? How about the others that proceeded it? Inside all of these electronics are precious metals that are usually trashed—even though they are still usable, as this Cape Town jeweler proves. » 3/17/15 1:00pm 3/17/15 1:00pm

Shopping For a Ring Online? This Site Lets You 3D Print a Mockup

If you think shopping online for clothing was difficult, imagine spending thousands of dollars on a diamond engagement ring without trying it on first. That's why Brilliance.com, an online jewelry retailer, has started letting customers print their own 3D mockups to try on at home. » 6/06/14 4:20pm 6/06/14 4:20pm

These Necklace Pendants Are Off The Chain

What you're looking at here are necklaces without the chain. The pieces in Maria Jennifer Carew's LessIS series are kind of like decorative paperclips for your clothes: unconventional, yes, but clever as hell and lovely, too. » 2/05/14 5:20pm 2/05/14 5:20pm

These Intricate Collars Look Like Fish Bones, Are Actually 3D-Printed

These complex collars look like like they're made from freaky shark jaws or the skeleton of some crazy underwater menace, but they were actually borne directly from a 3D printer. MadLab designer Madeline Gannon did start with an aquatic inspiration, though—the virtual movement of a digital squid. » 1/23/14 5:20pm 1/23/14 5:20pm

Forget Your Farecard and Use One of These Hip RFID Rings Instead

Farecards are annoying. They're usually flimsy and easy-to-lose, and depending on what city you live in, they can be impossible to swipe. Why not integrate a more high-tech solution into the system? And hey, why not make it a little bit fashionable too? Well, that's exactly what these MIT students did. » 8/26/13 4:40pm 8/26/13 4:40pm

This Watch Accurately Tracks Moon Phases For 122 Years

Everyone wants to be the center of the universe, but solipsism doesn't always mesh well with that whole socializing/respecting other people thing. So keep the truth to yourself and just look at your Arnold & Son's watch whenever you want to commune with the sky above. » 4/21/13 5:30pm 4/21/13 5:30pm

What Could Be Cooler Than a Sleek Watch Made From Dead AK-47s?

Smart watches fart watches. Why would you want to have your email on your wrist when you could have an impossibly badass—and doubtless expensive—analogue sucker made of reclaimed AK-47 steel wrapped around your arm. » 4/06/13 12:08pm 4/06/13 12:08pm

Science, Not Magic, Guarantees You'll Never Get Lost Wearing This…

In what could be the most stylish camping accessory ever created, Meister designed this gold and titanium pendant that transforms into a functioning compass. So whether you're deep in the woods, or strutting down a runway, you'll theoretically never get lost with some basic survival skills. That, and just over $3,000 » 3/19/13 2:40pm 3/19/13 2:40pm

Escape Everything But Marriage With This Saw-Stashing Titanium Ring

It's probably not the best idea to plot a daring escape should you ever find yourself confined with a pair of handcuffs or plastic zip-ties. But if you and John Law don't get along, consider this clever Titanium Escape Ring that hides a small lockpick and saw. Just remember, the one thing it can't get you out of are… » 2/11/13 9:52am 2/11/13 9:52am

Bird Skull Jewelery for Ornithological Fashionistas

Marisa Rand has no need for precious stones. That's because this Calvert County, MD artist crafts her jewelry from the skulls of birds. Morbid? Maybe. Awesome? Definitely. » 12/17/12 7:40pm 12/17/12 7:40pm

Are Double Ears a Genetic Disorder Or a Freaky Fashion Trend?

Whoa. It's probably still way too early on a Saturday to fully comprehend what you're seeing here, but artist Percy Lau has created this trippy earring design which makes it look like you've got a smaller ear growing off your lobe. Freaky. » 6/09/12 1:00pm 6/09/12 1:00pm

Most Ridiculous Foursquare Thing: Jewelry Made by Mapping Out Your…

If you've ever stopped and wondered why you obsessively check in to Foursquare wherever you go, Rachel Binx and Sha Hwang have the answer. They've come up with a unique jewelry line that lets Foursquare users create custom geometrical designs based on where they've been. » 5/31/12 1:00pm 5/31/12 1:00pm

This Silicone Rolex Watch Isn't Ashamed That It's an Incredibly Obvious…

Any random person on the street could easily spot Shelter Serra's silicone Rolex watches as being obvious knock-offs. But that's exactly their point. They're cool because they're so obviously fake—not only lacking the famous sweeping second hand, but any branded markings whatsoever. » 5/05/12 3:00pm 5/05/12 3:00pm

Nixie Tube Necklace Turns Defunct Russian Technology Into a Fashion…

These days you usually only find nixie tubes used in retro-styled time pieces. But Etsy seller electronico has broken that mold with a stylish necklace that repurposes an old working Russian nixie tube into a fashionable accessory. » 4/16/12 4:40pm 4/16/12 4:40pm

Astronomically Expensive Wedding Rings Are Made from Space Gold

Space Gold, as we all know, is the rarest and most-expensive form of precious metal known to ma—wait, whaddya mean it's just regular gold that's been shot into space? And they want how much?!?! » 11/14/11 10:40pm 11/14/11 10:40pm

Location Based Jewelry Helps the GPS Obsessed Accessorize

This pendant from Fluid Forms will knock the socks off your location-crazed friends and bore the uninitiated who think GPS is an acronym for Great Public Schools. » 9/26/11 10:40pm 9/26/11 10:40pm

No-One Has to Know You Don't Have a Good Reason to Wear This Submariner…

There's no shying away from the fact you're wearing a watch with Diesel's new SBA Black Out model, and possibly some sort of submarine captain, too. While it's only water-resistant to 50m depths, the style is spot-on for $250. [Diesel via GeekAlerts via Geeky Gadgets] » 8/15/11 7:20am 8/15/11 7:20am

Tokyo Flash's Eye-Poppin' 3D Watch Isn't Actually 3D

Tokyo Flash has turned another watch from concept to reality, and this one's 3D! Well, kind of. Using an optical illusion rather than the kind of 3D we normally see on Giz's pages, the time appears to leap out in a 3D cube. » 8/10/11 3:40am 8/10/11 3:40am