aroha silhouettes blends hybrid designer drugs into jewelry
aroha silhouettes blends hybrid designer drugs into jewelry aroha silhouettes blends hybrid designer drugs into jewelry
dec 04, 2013

aroha silhouettes blends hybrid designer drugs into jewelry

aroha silhouettes blends hybrid designer drugs into jewelry
all images courtesy of aroha silhouettes




synthesizing the original molecular addictions collection, ‘wearable vices’ aroha silhouettes has created six necklaces for the lastest ‘designer drugs’ series. each of the unapologetically bold pieces are based on an indulgent ‘fantasy laboratory’, where both legal and illicit hybrids are made not to be ingested, but worn. from the delicate simplicity of the ‘spliff’ to the intricately assembled ‘coffee and cigarettes’, the new collection lets one enjoy a trip that leaves a lasting impression, without any kind of flashbacks. each of the jewelry items are made from durable, lightweight stainless steel in a smooth matte black powder coating with gunmetal chain and findings or is left uncoated with a silver plated finish. the ‘laboratory’ designs seek to enable an alternate reality for their wearers, where over-the-top debauchery exists without the hangover or breaking bad consequences.



the coffee and cigarettes necklace



each necklace from the collection is available in stainless steel and with a smooth matte black powder coating



a combination of the caffeine and nicotine molecules synthesized together



the overdose necklace is a strikingly exquisite statement piece designed not to be ingested, but worn


a combination of the illicit LSD, psylocybin, cocaine, DMT, THC and MDMA molecules synthesized together



the spliff necklace



an eye-catching and wearable supermolecule with an delicate simplicity



a smooth combination of the caffeine and THC molecules synthesized together



the tripping balls necklace



a psychedelic piece sure to make you feel like you’re hallucinating



a combination of the hallucinogenic LSD, psylocybin and DMT molecules synthesized together



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  • This is some of the freshest, most innovative and sculptural (in a constructivist kind-of-way) jewelry I’ve seen since the ‘arts and crafts’ and ‘funk art’ movements hit art schools in the last century. It’s witty and graphically beautiful. I’d give it first prize at the science or art fair.

    Bryan Johnson-French says:
  • perfect gift for a beautiful nerdy girlfriend, or perhaps your favourite chemistry teacher?!
    if they made finger rings and bracelets too, it would be an ideal gift for men too!

    Chakradhara says:

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