The old timers that gathered at Pete Merill’s corner store every Saturday morning would talk about the tree. The conversations would never start with the tree but they would always end there. The men would start by talking about the highway expansion over in Bishop and how it would hopefully bring new business into town. Continue reading “The Tree of Death”
Each handcrafted pendant originates from a re-purposed two (2) inch by one (1) inch standard domino. The domino is hand shaped and stained to give it a worn, weathered appearance and the impression of carved stone. The pendant is hand printed and the image is then distressed to further add to the pieces overall senseContinue reading “What Goes into a Jack’s Attic Dark Art Pendant?”
I was almost paralyzed, but not too much so to make a feeble effort towards flight; a backward stumble which failed to break the spell in which the nameless, voiceless monster held me. My eyes bewitched by the glassy orbs which stared loathsomely into them, refused to close; though they were mercifully blurred, and showedContinue reading “Death Reach”
The full moon nearest the autumnal equinox. Generally believed as a time when the boundary between the spirit world and the earthly realm is at its thinnest and when spirits are most likely to be seen on earth. A prosperous time for holding séances and channeling the dead. Also a bountiful time for divination andContinue reading “The Killing Moon”
It is our hope that each customer that favors us with their patronage garners as much satisfaction wearing and displaying our pieces as we did in crafting them. In undertaking this endeavor we wanted to create a collectible, wearable artwork that drew inspiration from darker avenues. Antiques, Halloween, flickering jack o’ lanterns, black cats, ghostContinue reading “Jack’s Attic – Our Mission Statement”
Today’s showcase details the next pendant design to be offered through Jack’s Attic: The Bones of Mother Shipton. Ursula Southeil (1488 – 1561), better known as Mother Shipton, was an English soothsayer and prophetess who is said to have made dozens of unusually accurate predictions, including the Great Plague of London, the Spanish Armada, andContinue reading “The Bones of Mother Shipton”
Today’s showcase details our next pendant design: The Doppelgänger. The ghostly double of a living person, a doppelgänger is generally regarded as a harbinger of bad luck. The appearance of a doppelgänger as seen by a person’s friends or relatives portends illness or danger, while seeing one’s own doppelgänger is an omen of death.
Jack’s Attic Shoppe located HERE will officially be opening for your patronage on September 22, 2008, the day of the autumnal equinox. We will be offering a selection of our first six dark art pendant designs. In the coming days prior to the opening of the Shoppe we will be showcasing individual designs here atContinue reading “Shoppe Announcement and The Coffin of Giles Corey”