Giraffe Leg Lamp, Wet Specimens & Teeth

This week’s edition of strange and amazing things you can buy online right now (unless they sold sometime after this was posted) comes from a couple of my favorite shops, as well as a few new ones I just stumbled across. Dust off your shelves and make room in your cabinet of curiosities for these bizarre and unique pieces.

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Taxidermy Giraffe Leg Lamp

Taxidermy giraffe leg lamp from Pandora's Box in Milford, MA
This is a one-of-a-king original taxidermy giraffe leg lamp from Pandora’s Box in Milford, MA. You can find this in their Etsy shop right here.

Preserved Walking Leaf Insect

Preserved walking leaf insect display from Bug Under Glass
An expertly preserved Phyllium giganteum walking leaf insect display from Bug Under Glass. I will have one of these someday! You can get this one here.

Antique Circus Wagon Wheel

Antique circus wagon wheel from Woolly Mammoth in Chicago
An antique circus wagon wheel dated no later than the 1930s from Woolly Mammoth in Chicago. It is available on Etsy here.

Mummified Deep Water Isopod

This is a mummified deep water isopod from a shop I just discovered called The Curioddities Cabinet. This amazing little specimen is available here.

Human Tooth Lockets

These locket pendants are handmade by Bonelust Studio with real human molars for her Tooth Fairy line of jewelry. Get yours here.

Wet Specimen Octopus

Octopus wet specimen in glass sphere
Another great piece from The Curioddities Cabinet: a wet specimen octopus positioned inside a glass globe on an antique Victorian medicinal vaporizer. Get it right here.

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Love Plastinated: Story of the Heart

A plastinated couple for Body Worlds Story of the Heart

This powerful image of a plastinated couple is from the Body Worlds exhibit Story of the Heart, about the cardiovascular system.

Museum of mummified cholera victims in Guanajuato, Mexico

Museum of Mummified Cholera Victims in Mexico

A museum in Guanajuato, Mexico displays the mummified remains of 1833 cholera epidemic victims.