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Aubock Bell, 3603
"Put a ring on it like royalty with a Bronze Bell by Aubock. Celebrate being the lady of the manor and summon your family at will with a beautiful union of the handmade and industrial craft. It's an indulgence, but the object can be displayed for a lifetime (or more) in your personal Wunderkammer."
Queen Anne's Lace Tea Strainer
"You got the silver. Who doesn't crave the ultra femme vibe of Ted Muehling's handmade organically inspired objects? The Queen Anne's Lace Tea Strainer is a doppelganger for fine jewelry, delicate as a necklace, and functional to boot. Ask for this instead of Tiffany & Co. just to mix it up! Shine on you crazy diamond."
Aubock Crown Vessel, 3600
"Be a Queen for a day. Tiaras are for toddlers, but a grown-up’s bedchamber would be amiss without an elegant, crown-of-a-bowl like Carl Aubock’s Vessel 3600–perfect for cradling chocolate bon-bons. This utilitarian object also serves double duty as an accompaniment for that Sunday evening episode of Game of Thrones."
Lightscape Teapot by Nymphenburg
"Have a cuppa tea. Appearances may be deceiving, but fancy holding your surrealist tea party from a Lightscape paper teapot? This trompe l'oeil object designed by Ruth Gurvich for Nymphemburg, resembles paper mache while it's magically watertight porcelain belly cradles the caffeinated goodness you crave."
Floral Monogram Plate
"Let 'em eat cake served on a Real Plate designed exclusively for The Shop at Cooper-Hewitt by Constantin Boym. This delicate gold German design, circa 1878, is based on a decorative motif from the Museum's permanent collection and features the initial M, for Mom, in the center."
Brass Bowl Candlestick by Eva Zeisel
"Relax and soft focus in your very own daydream nation. What better way to end the day than to light your bubblebath world with an Eva Zeisel candleholder?"
Christopher Dresser Tattoos
"Feeling ornate and a little naughty? Back in 1871, the vanguard Industrial Designer Christopher Dresser declared that 'as an ornamentalist I have much the largest practice in the kingdom,' and produced designs for upholstery, pottery, metal, and glass. In 2013, Dresser would delight to see some of his motifs reissued as democratically priced, washable temporary tattoos."
The Mother Shirts
"No mom jeans, please. Spend time in your bathrobe perusing The Mother Shirts book. Marvel at quintessential designs culled from private collections all around the world in one exhaustive volume, many of them never before seen. The Mother Shirts features beautifully presented archetypes of indigenous textiles and embroidery to embolden and inspire your royal sartorial splendor."