Pin Drop Friday- 9/7/2018
This weekly feature spotlights a variety handful of new enamel pin releases from the week. (This does not include pre-orders, only pins that are currently live and available for immediate purchase.) If you are debuting a new pin and would like it to be included in Pin Drop Friday, you can DM @for_the_share_of_flair on Instagram or email Caitlin.M.Foyt@gmail.com.
Have you ever wondered what it would look like if you crossed artist Frida Kahlo with “Bob’s Burgers” matriarch Linda Belcher? Save the Panduhs brought this fantasy to life with their latest limited edition pin, which launched in their store this week. Frida Belcher is made from soft enamel and measures 1.5” long. It’s dual posted and comes with corresponding rubber postings. Each purchase comes with a free 1” button or sticker. It’s available for $10 at the Save The Panduhs website.
Everybody loves a good dad joke, right? Here’s one. What did the bat say to his friend who returned after missing a day of school? Answer: Welcome bat. Glitter Punk just released a new bat pin, perfect for animal lovers, or those who just love spooky things in general. It’s made from gold hard enamel and measures 45 mm long. Glitter Punk is an artist based out of the UK– the pin amounts to approximately $11 USD in the Glitter Punk store.
Are you a skateboarder? Electrifly.co and Jimbo Phillips released a new design this week especially for skaters—the Eye Skate pin. The latest eye-popping design by Jimbo Phillips comes in three different limited edition variants, are glow in the dark and can be seen in Augmented Reality. It’s made with soft enamel and measures 2.15” long. Each pin is dual posted, comes with rubber backings and is backstamped with the Jimbo Phillips’ signature and Electrifly logo. Every order comes with an Electrifly logo AR sticker. Pins are available exclusively through Electrifly.com for $25.
Welcome to Captain Jake’s Boat Tours the best… and only scenic tour on the island. In honor and homage to the classic “Jaws” ride at Universal Studios, SheWolf Media has launched a new, limited edition pin this week. It’s made from soft enamel and is is 1.75″ long. Each pin has two posts and comes with rubber backings. It’s now available for sale in the artist’s Etsy store for $10.
The magic is in the sauce. If you’re feeling saucy—or maybe are just are really enthusiastic about jars of marinara—you should check out the latest pin by the husband and wife team at ilootpaperie. Pins are made from soft enamel and have gold detailing. Each measures 1” in length. Now available at the ilootpaperie Etsy store for $10.
Did you know that Puffins are expert divers and hunters? If one of these cute, chubby little sea birds have the chance to grab up a beak full of fishy snacks, they will absolutely go for it. Greedy Puffin is the latest pin by UK-based artist Clorty Cat Crafts. Each one is made with soft enamel and silver plating. Pins are dual posted, come with rubber clutch backings and measure 29 mm long. Greedy Puffin is now available at the artist’s website for approximately $9 USD.
French artist Vonnette’s latest pin is a tribute to the first month of fall. This tiny calendar comes in two variants, yellow and pink and is made from hard enamel and black nickel plating. It measures 2.7 centimeters long and 3.5 centimeters wide. Each pin is dual posted and comes with rubber postings. They’re now available for sale in Vonnette’s Etsy store for approximately $12.02 USD.
Fans of the film “Gremlins 2” probably remember the Greta, the female gremlin who drank a serum that gave her a distinct personality. She wore leopard print clothing, lots of makeup and had long green hair. The film’s sexiest Gremlin was recently turned into a pin by the pinmaker Welcome to Horrorland. The pin measures 1.75” long and is made with two posts. The artist is from the UK and each pin costs about $9.34 USD in the Welcome to Horrorland Etsy store.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive. Hard Luck Supply debuted a new spider web-inspired pin this week–perfect for Halloween or for adding a little spooky flair to your outfit anytime of year. Each pin measures approximately 20mm high, is made from hard enamel and comes with a secure metal fastening. Hard Luck Supply is based in the UK, the spider web pin costs approximately $6.50 at the artist’s website.
The video game “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City” takes players on a trip to Miami, Florida in the 1980s. Big hair? Check. Pastel suits? Also check. In this world of excess and crime, you’ll need to protect yourself. Sweet N Sour Studio’s latest pin is made from hard enamel and black nickel coating. It measures 1.5” long, is dual posted and comes with rubber stops. Now available for $10 at the artist’s website.
Harry Potter fans! Need to embrace your dark side, but also want to keep your aesthetic looking cute? Sleepy Dragon has released a Kawaii pin version of Lord Voldemort’s Dark Mark. It’s made from hard enamel, and comes in two variants: black nickel plating and gold plating. It measures 1.75” long and is dual posted. Available for $10 at the Sleepy Dragon Big Cartel.
Horror pin merchant Rat Knife debuted three new two-pin sets of pins this week, all inspired by moments from the 1980s cult classic film “Monster Squad.” The limited edition Fishhead 2, Mummyfarer’s 2 and Bogus! 2 are now available for sale through the artist’s website. They’re $16 each or you buy all three two-pin sets plus an exclusive pin for $50.