the day taxidermy got lifelessly sexy
So on a normal day I wouldn’t really consider wearing someone’s dead parakeet on my well tailored blazer lapel. But there’s a first time for everything apparently (apart from suicide because technically that would be your first and last time but don’t do it, it’s demode) so I ended up clicking on to a Ms Julia DeVille, a jewellery taxidermist from New Zealand whose aim is to preserve life by turning it into a masterpiece of beauty.
Ms DeVille was able to scale and gut a fish by the time she was five and took a peculiar interest in her grandmother’s fox-fur stole. She eventually did her Advanced Diploma in Gold and Silversmithing after meeting a fellow taxidermist in
Disce Mori is available at stockists worldwide for more info go to Julia DeVille