my cohabitation: stuff with history

Because cats shouldn’t be the only ones who get to wear bells. 
A Burmese”trembling necklace” known as a le-ton, 1752-1885. From the collection at the V&A

Because cats shouldn’t be the only ones who get to wear bells.

A Burmese”trembling necklace” known as a le-ton, 1752-1885. From the collection at the V&A

Because the best decorations have always been the ones you make yourself.
Wax flower making kit with metal box and everything required to make wax flowers. c.1840-1860s.

Because the best decorations have always been the ones you make yourself.

Wax flower making kit with metal box and everything required to make wax flowers. c.1840-1860s.

Because the best message is a secret one.
'My heart and eye until I die', circa 18th century. Gold Posy Ring, $11,661.

Because the best message is a secret one.


'My heart and eye until I die', circa 18th century. Gold Posy Ring, $11,661.

Because I love how there’s a little mini-me of this bust on the handle. Everyone needs a mini me. Even figured vessels.
Figured Vessel from The Museum of Russian Art. 2nd half of 4th Century B.C. Gold: forging, stamping, casting

Because I love how there’s a little mini-me of this bust on the handle. Everyone needs a mini me. Even figured vessels.

Figured Vessel from The Museum of Russian Art. 2nd half of 4th Century B.C. Gold: forging, stamping, casting

Because you can always use a third eye. 
Lover’s Eye Brooch, from the collection at the V&A. 1800-1820

Because you can always use a third eye.

Lover’s Eye Brooch, from the collection at the V&A. 1800-1820

For those hot summer nights, you feel unstoppable. 
Paco Rabanne’s Rhodoid Disc Dress. From “Twelve Unwearable Dresses in Contemporary Materials” collection of February 1966, $7,500

For those hot summer nights, you feel unstoppable.

Paco Rabanne’s Rhodoid Disc Dress. From “Twelve Unwearable Dresses in Contemporary Materials” collection of February 1966, $7,500