Charmed Life

Here’s a short sweet little post about a few talon charms I made the last week. All are chickens sourced from my favorite farm in Schoharie  New York.

This Foot is clutching a wooden Saint charm gifted to me by a friend whom I know through Bailey, one half of the Farmer’s Husband. (Side note- I was mentally composing a list in my head today of all the people I have to thank for my blazed taxidermy trail and it’s astounding how each one is connected how we are all connected but that’s a post for another day).  I’m not sure what saint is represented here but I think it looks so much like Dora the Explorer that I just named it after her:

Accentuated with soft ducking hide:

 

Another gift from this friend was a horse shoe charm bracelet.  Hence:

FYI: For anyone who doesn’t already know this, horseshoes should always be kept in the is direction so your luck won’t run out.

 

Remember Miss. Hannigan from Annie?  I imagine her wearing this:

Sorry that picture is so terrible; clearly I do not poses my husband’s camera skills.  Here’s a better one:

 

Something I’ve been wanting to make use of is this mini watering can:


It won’t pour water but you can stash your drugs diamonds in there!

As usual, if any of these strike your fancy don’t hesitate to contact me.

 

And that’s been post.

 

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One thought on “Charmed Life

  1. Hello! Your work is absolutely beautiful!

    I wanted to reach out because I’m currently producing a film entitled, DEAD ZOO. After visiting a bar in Canada and seeing a pair of taxidermy tigers fighting, I began working on the screenplay that would eventually become DEAD ZOO. It depicts a world where Bodies and Machines merge. A prosthetic love story about what it means to be human, and what it means to be alive. Now, I’m finally making this film – you can check out the full synopsis, concept art photos/video and crew here: http://www.indiegogo.com/DEADZOO?a=1091407

    We have an Oscar-nominated 3D character artist working on the 3D graphics! We also have a myriad of CRAZY perks for contributing, including your own taxidermy animal!!

    Please take a peak and pass the word. Thank you!
    http://www.indiegogo.com/DEADZOO?a=1091407

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