Finally, jewelry inspired by women you’d want to emulate! Don’t worry – they’re not all merry murderesses. Designer Wendy Brandes draws inspiration from some fascinating historical women – everyone from Eleanor of Aquitaine to Mary, Queen of Scots. Wendy notes that women from medieval history are ofter overlooked, and these pieces are a great way to remember them. Since Anne Boleyn is our break-up role model, we couldn’t agree with her more.

Personally, I’m obsessed with this ring inspired by Juana “La Loca.” Supposedly she loved her husband so much that after he died she kept opening up his coffin to look at his remains. Who knew that skull jewelry could be so sweet? 

To see all of Wendy’s pieces check out her website.