What is Taxidermy Couture?
Taxidermy Couture is a modern memento mori inspired Jewelry & Art line by San Francisco based artist Marya Zoya .
Memento mori is a latin phrase translated as "Remember you must one day die". It names a genre of Artistic creations that vary widely from one another, but which all share the same purpose: to remind people of their own mortality. A phrase that has a tradition in art that dates back to Antiquity. Drawn towards mediums such as animal skulls, vertebrae, teeth, and vintage up-cycled Fur. No animals are killed for the sake of her Art. Using only materials that have been found in the wild or died or natural causes.
Many Taxidermy Couture pieces are one of a kind and considered to be wearable art pieces.
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