Pin Drop Friday- 9/28/2018
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.
“Sailor Moon” just wouldn’t be the same without Luna and Artemis, the black and white cat guardians from the series. This week artist Emma Shavick released her enamel pin, pumpkin versions of the crescent kitties and they’re just in time for the spooky month of October. Made from soft enamel and back-stamped with the artist’s logo, the design comes in three variants: black, white and orange. Each measures 1.2” by 1.2”. The limited edition pins are now available in the artist’s Etsy store for $10 each. While you’re there, be sure to also check out the artist’s new pink variant of her bestselling “Gremlins” Gizmo design.
Today Star Wars Fantasy pin-maker Punch It Chewie Press debuted something extra special for die-hard Star Wars fans. In the new Clone Trooper Pin Set, each box contains two of the five pins total, of which four have been revealed and one remains a mystery. You’ll have to chance to score a clone from the 501st Legion, the 212th Attack Battalion, The Coruscant Guard, A Standard Clone or the rare Mystery clone. Pins are made from silver metal and hard enamel and measure approximately 2” tall. Each pin is back-stamped with the artist’s logo, features screen printed details, is dual posted and comes with corresponding rubber pin-backs. The Clone Trooper Mystery Pin Sets are now available at the artist’s website for $15 each.
What an excellent day for an exorcism! This week, purveyor of horror-inspired products, Theater of Creeps, debuted this nod to one of the greatest scary movies of all time: “The Exorcist.” The pin features the possessed 12-year-old girl, Regan, and is made from soft enamel. It’s dual posted, comes with rubber pin-backs and features glow in the dark details. The pin is now available at the Theater of Creeps website for $10.
Hide your breakfast from the Giraffe Brothers! New from pin artist Emuiu, Tallnana is snug and tight in his banana peel, while Butterneck smiles his toasty grin. Made from hard enamel, each pin measures approximately 32-34mm in the maximum length and/or width. The pins are dual posted and come with rubber clutches. Now available in the artists Etsy store, shoppers have the option to buy the pins as a set for $18 or individually for $9 each.
When your dog, bird, or water-dwelling mammal disappears, who do you call? PSA Press dropped a new pin this week, and it’s an homage to everyone’s favorite pet detective. This limited edition pin features “do I have something in my teeth?” side-to-side asparagus movement action. It measures 2.25” long, is made from hard enamel and black nickel metal. Dual posted for extra security. Now available at the PSA Press online store for $12.
What’s your stitch-craft of choice? Knitting? Cross-stitch? Crochet? Today, the artist Oh Plesiosaur made a bunch of updates to her online store, and also launched three new pins designed especially for needle-crafters.
Each pin is made from hard enamel and shiny gold metal. Knitting and Embroidery Octopus each measure approximately 1.25” long. Crochet octopus is 1” long. The pins are all dual posted and back-stamped with the “Oh Plesiosaur” brand. They’re all available at the Oh Plesiosaur online store for $10 each. (The designs are also available as needle minders.)