Urban Angel is a divine wistful little piece for all the dreamers and believers amongst us. With the angel wing intricately and meticulously carved by hand from naturally shed deer antler, we have paired it with the sweetest miniature solid brass key to give it a more urban feel. We like to think of this piece as a talisman you wear to remind yourself that you are never alone, because angels are amongst us.
Inspired by the notion that we don’t end up regretting the things in life
we did, but rather those things we didn’t do. Our hand carved Be Bold bangle bears the message ‘Life is Short. Be Bold’, and although solid in appearance this bangle has been designed to look deceivingly heavy duty, yet is lightweight and perfect for everyday wear.
Our miniature glass beads are a tried and tested favorite amongst Republic of You lovers. Perfect for everyday wear, they have an uncanny ability to spruce up any outfit, day or night. Designed to be twisted, wrapped and worn any which way you please. Wear three around your neck and one wrapped around your wrist, or any combination you desire.
Our miniature glass beads are a diverse and playful addition to any jewellery collection, the only difficultly will be in choosing which colours you require.
Designed for the more discerning of Boho’s amongst us, the Bohemian Brass Quartet is a simplistic and timeless addition to any jewellery collection. Made from solid brass this quartet is perfect to layer with any assortment of wrist wear you already own.
Our ‘Remember’ bangles were the very first product dreamed up in the Republic of You collection. Designed as a subtle push to remind us what’s important in life, this quartet of hand carved wooden bangles tell us to ‘Be Grateful, Be True and Be You.’
Encompassing all that our label represents, this is a truly special gift for self or a loved one and will no doubt form a beautiful backing track to your life with the lovely little clinkety-clink they make when worn as a complete set.
Gypsy Spells & Wishing Wells is a gorgeous little piece cast in solid brass. Designed as a contemporary good luck charm for both men and women.
Cast directly from a wishbone my mum gave me after one of her famous Sunday roasts, this piece honors the sweet little tradition my sister and I would partake in as kids whereby each would grasp a piece of the wishbone in our pinkie finger, close our eyes, and yank with all our might. Whoever ended up with the longest piece was the one who would get a wish!Gypsy Spells & Wishing Wells is very much an ode to my childhood memories, and hopefully also yours.
Ode to the Antler is an earthy yet elegant piece featuring a naturally shed deer antler tooth or tip gently polished from its raw and natural form to reveal the stunning neutral tones of the antler. Paired with a miniature solid brass barrel key, Ode to the Antler has been created for both men and women to respectfully adorn.
Rite of Passage is one of our more bold pieces in the RoY collection. Cast from solid brass with a striking finish, we acquired the original antique key from an old farmhouse in France. Although simplistic in nature, our intention of this piece is for it to symbolise a talisman for the wearer whereby they honour, understand and respect the more meaningful and notable events of their lives.
Our Be You bangle is beautifully carved by hand and bears the words ‘Go Against the Grain, Be You.’ engraved so subtly you would hardly know its there. And that was our exact intention… This sweet little message is to encourage you to live life to the fullest and be your wonderful self.
It has been designed for no one else but yourself, like a lovely little secret between you and the universe… and of course us, but we promise we wont tell a soul!
Urban Goth Esquire is a noteworthy solid brass pendant necklace designed for both men and women. Moulded from our hand carved skull pendants using an exceptionally intricate 300-year-old traditional design passed down through the generations of a family of carvers. This fact adds an almost eerie yet beautiful allure to the piece.
Wild and Free is a standout piece for all the free spirited Cherokee wannabe’s amongst us. Designed for both men and women, the skull of the buffalo has been intricately hand carved from naturally shed deer antler, the ‘horn’ element of the pendant has been carved using buffalo horn itself.
Teamed with a chic solid brass miniature brass key for a more urban look, Wild & Free promises to be a favourite addition to any bohemian collection.
Inspired by the infamous tales of the vintage gangster duo, ‘When Bonnie Met Clyde’ is a super cool little piece for any pistol loving guy or doll amongst us. Made from solid brass with an alluring antique finish, this is certainly a wonderful grungy piece and sure to be a favourite in any collection.
Under Lock and Key is a striking duo of solid brass keys designed for both men and women. The piece represents our ability as human beings to grasp life by the horns and gain an element of control over our destiny.
Reminding the wearer of their capability to lock the door and walk away from the more detrimental situations in their lives, and to open another more rewarding door leading to a chapter of greater happiness and personal fulfilment. This piece is designed as a reminder that we have the ability to create the life we truly want.
She Stole Sea Shells is an absolutely divine ocean inspired piece individually handcrafted in our Byron Bay studio. With clusters of natural sliced cowry shells from East Timor, and a peppering of dazzling solid brass cowry shells pendants. This is an arresting and impressive piece designed for those of us who love the ocean and all it represents.
Watching the Butterfly Flutter By is a divine little piece inspired by an original antique clock key we sourced from India.
We decided it was just too cute to not share with the world, so we redesigned it in a hearty and impressive brass finish for those of us who are still filled with awe and wonder at natures little treasures – the butterfly.
Lovers Unite is seriously the sweetest little love heart key pendant necklace around, inspired by an authentic antique love heart key we acquired in France. We redesigned the original key in a solid brass finish to present to you in the form of an unforgettable piece you will struggle to take off.
‘Simplicity is the Key’
Designed with a hardwearing cowhide leather exterior, and creatively lined with authentic antique sheet music, our Simplicity is the Key purse has been
handcrafted with a seamless and sophisticated finish. Offering several purposes depending on your requirements, this simple yet stylish wallet can be used as either a protective case for your smartphone, or a purse to hold your notes and cards.
‘Cuff Me Now or Lose Me Forever’
Inspired by the plethora of boho hippy cuffs of a similar genre, we have re-designed the leather cuff with a seamless finish adding a splice of sophistication and style to a previously grungy look. Cuff Me Now or Lose Me Forever has been designed for both men and women, and offers an undeniable edge for those who like to keep it casual, yet step it up a little in the design department.
‘Hold Me Close, Never Let Me Go’
My girlfriends seriously cannot keep their eyes (or hands) off my favorite vintage clutch, so we decided to create Republic of You’s very own version of this much loved and sought after piece. Titled Hold Me Closer Never Let Me Go, this clutch purse has been created with RoY’s stamp of creative individuality. Leather lined on the inside with a durable cowhide leather exterior, it also features an authentic antique key attachment to the zipper, and an interior pocket beautifully lined with vintage sheet music. This piece is certainly a standout and perfect for those of us who like to ‘do’ fashion a little differently.
Our corset inspired belt is an outstanding piece created to fit the ever-changing curves of our varied and beautiful bodies. With darts tapered to follow the curve of our hips, and six small leather adjustable belt straps designed to shift and adjust as need be, our Slightly Waisted belt is certainly a standout piece. With a truly stunning and timeless finish, we hope your children will be pulling it out of your wardrobe in decades to come.
‘Key Notes & Essentials’
Where items we use everyday are concerned, we believe simplicity is the key to sophistication, so we have designed a simple yet functional and stylish document wallet or computer sleeve to suit both men and women. Handcrafted with durable cowhide leather, fully leather lined inside and finished beautifully, this stylish wallet features an authentic vintage cloakroom tag and an interior pocket lined with stunning antique sheet music.