Symbolism In Inchoo Bijoux Jewelry
Gothic jewelry isn't merely about adornment; it's a narrative woven through intricate symbols, each telling a story of mystery, romance, and rebellion. From the depths of history to the modern-day fashion scene, these symbols hold profound meaning, resonating with wearers who are drawn to the darker, more enigmatic aspects of life. Let's delve into the captivating world of symbolism in gothic jewelry and uncover the secrets hidden within these ornate pieces.
The Skull: Perhaps the most ubiquitous symbol in gothic jewelry, the skull is a powerful emblem of mortality and rebellion. Beyond its macabre associations, the skull represents the inevitability of death and the fleeting nature of life. Adorning oneself with skull jewelry is a bold statement of defiance against societal taboos and a recognition of the inherent beauty in decay. Whether crafted from precious metals or adorned with sparkling gemstones, the skull serves as a potent reminder to seize the present moment and embrace the richness of existence.
Pictured here is our Catacombs Skull Signet Ring, created for Paris Fashion Week 2023, and inspired by the Paris Catacombs.
Sacred Heart: A symbol of divine love, compassion, and devotion, the sacred heart represents the unconditional love of Christ for humanity. In gothic jewelry, it serves as a powerful emblem of faith, redemption, and spiritual transformation.
Pictured here is our Sterling Silver Sacred Heart Stud Earrings and our Big 2 Finger Sacred Heart Ring.
Virgin Mary: As a symbol of purity, grace, and maternal love, the Virgin Mary holds a special place in Catholic iconography. In gothic jewelry, depictions of the Virgin Mary evoke feelings of comfort, protection, and divine guidance. Some Witches do include figures and representations of Mary on their altars, and carry out devotions and rituals with Her. The ancient female goddess who managed to survive in Christianity as The Mother, The Madonna.
Pictured here is our Sterling Silver Vulva Virgin Mary Ring. This audacious piece pays homage to the sacred feminine and challenges conventional perceptions of divinity. A provocative take on the Virgin Mary.
Coffin: A quintessential symbol of death and the afterlife, the coffin represents closure, transition, and the journey into the unknown. In gothic jewelry, it serves as memento more, reminding wearers to embrace the present moment and live life to it's fullest.
Pictured here is our Sterling Silver Graveyard Ring and Sterling Silver Slime Green Coffin Ring
Phallus: Penis symbolism in jewelry has a rich and varied history, often representing fertility, virility, and power across different cultures and time periods. From ancient amulets believed to bestow strength and sexual prowess to more contemporary interpretations embracing themes of sexuality and liberation, phallic motifs have been crafted into rings, pendants, and charms with intricate detail and symbolism. Whether subtly incorporated into designs or boldly displayed as a statement piece, penis jewelry can provoke curiosity, spark conversation, and challenge societal taboos, serving as a provocative expression of identity and desire in the realm of adornment.
Behold a photo of one of our very limited edition pieces: Our 14k yellow gold penis pendant! One of a kind, a perfect penis for any daring jewelry collector.
In the realm of gothic jewelry, symbolism reigns supreme, offering wearers a portal into a world of mystery and enchantment. Whether adorned with crosses, ravens, skulls, or bats, each piece tells a story steeped in symbolism and steeped in symbolism and imbued with meaning. As we adorn ourselves with these ornate treasures, we become conduits for the ancient wisdom and timeless beauty of the gothic aesthetic, embracing the darkness within and finding solace in the shadows.