Crude Necklaces

Crude Necklaces
Christine Huang
  • 23 july 2008

Thrillist turned us onto the Crude Jewelry Collection by Design Glut – gold oil barrel pendant necklaces engraved with the new cost of oil on the day of production, with a new batch produced monthly. They call it “satirical bling” – a way to memorialize a time that, in the future, we’ll most likely look back on in shame or disbelief. We also liked the necklaces in limited-edition black brass – a result of a promise Design Glut made to their customers that if oil ever reached $100/barrel (which it did in January of this year), they would create a limited edition black version of the necklace to call attention to the historic day. In their words:

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