Now, for clarification, I don't mean this:
|Clever, perhaps even elegant, with effort involved in its design.|
I mean this:
|I've got extra materials and five minutes, let's slap together something I can sell to Twilight fans.|
There is something about these necklaces that drive me crazy. In their very limited defense, they're subtle. I'm generally a fan of subtlty. That said, they're about the laziest creation on the planet. Seriously. Let's take a chain, stick two spaced out red gems on it, and call it a tribute to vampirism. They can be found all over Etsy. Observe:
You get the idea. I have ten more in different windows of my browser right now, and they all look the same save for small, largely insignificant differences. And they all make me twitch a little inside. Popular culture needs to stop trying to rob me of everything I once found dark and beautiful.