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Room101 x Chuey Quintanar Jesus Piece

At the start of the year I had the pleasure of meeting jeweller and cigar aficionado Matt Booth of Room101. We had coffee and talked about various subjects including the (then) recent Jesus Skull pendant collaboration with artist/tattooist Chuey Quintanar. Matt divulged that another was in the works, a more 'traditional' Jesus piece that promised to look nothing like what's considered the standard as we know it.  On the release of the Room101 x Chuey Quintanar Jesus Piece I reached out to Matt to find out more about the decision to change the look. " To me, the standard "Jesus Piece" is one of the most overly done and poorly done pendant designs in the world. When I saw Chuey's rendition of Jesus (and the skull variation as well) I became obsessed with the idea of bringing his artwork to life in 3D as a pendant design. I wanted to build a piece that was a direct representation of Chuey's artwork, and was honored to be afforded the opportunity