Some love for other projects
old blood jewelry & wears is excited to support and work with other artists, groups & projects.
check out some other makings we are proud to be a part of and support!
independent makers of philadelphia
the independent makers of philadelphia is a group of over 30 handmade artisans who have made their craft or art their LIVELIHOOD. each month we meet to discuss our group and individual goals as artists and small business owners. we also put on curated events in the philadelphia area in which we show our individual work and support other local philadelphia businesses.
to visit our sites and learn more about us and what we do:
the philadelphia secret admirer
The Secret Admirer is a free weekly publication created by good friend david commins. it is delivered to over 200 locations across the various neighborhoods of PHiladelphia, Pennsylvania. The first issue hit the shelves April 23, 2013. The paper features fun facts, artsy writing, crossword puzzles, comix, horoscopes, advice, trivia, missed connections, and 'overheards in Philly.'
as of february 2018 the weekly paper publication boasts a new magazine style format with 40+ pages of curated content delivered monthly in the same manner as before; for free throughout the city of philadelphia. david has teamed up with art director, rachel pfeffer, to truly make the newly minted admirer a sought after publication in this city. this publication is mainly funded by ads from local small businesses and subscriptions for home delivery.
to learn more about the secret admirer and how to get your hands on a copy:
Over the years and many travels I have collected materials and objects of all kinds & sorts. i decided as a side project to curate and sell materials to other artists and makers. thus i began material realism. i mainly sell these items through material realism's etsy shop and instagram pages. check the sites below for some amazing finds i've discovered along the way!