© Lady Locks Creations For most people, animal roadkill elicits barely any recognition, perhaps save driving the car around the carcass. But for a growing number of people, these unfortunate creatures can be a source of food , or even a source of ethical animal furs .
For Oregon-based jewelry maker Annie Loucks of Lady Locks Creations , who creates somber jewelry from animal remains, these are a source of beauty, of life that was cut short by "violent" means. © Lady Locks Creations © Lady Locks Creations © Lady Locks Creations She explains her story of why she began creating these talisman-like artifacts: A little over 5 years ago I discovered the remains of a dog on the train tracks near my house. It still had its collar around its (nothing but bone) neck. I felt sad for this animal, not knowing exactly how its life came to an […]