Gallstone Parure Rocks Hard
What a pearl of a set! What you see here is a necklace, earrings, nose ring and bracelet made from the gallstones of a 32-year-old woman in India.
According to The Hindu Business Online:
S. Valsala Devi, a pathologist at the hospital and also a member of the team that operated on the patient, designed various pieces of jewellery using the 300 or so stones removed from the woman’s gall bladder during the surgery.
The gallstones were of different shapes, sizes and colours, says the release.
This one-of-a-kind jewellery set is, of course, not for sale.
Well, our prototypes aren’t back from the workshop yet, but it’s reasonable to expect our product line to be simultaneously more bilious and more aesthetically pleasing. Custom designs are available, of course. As well, by purchasing our Authentic Human Pearls™ you’ll be supporting local independent growers.
You Want a Piece of Me by SaylaMarz on Flickr
Well wouldja look at that! One day old and already megaceleb Britney Spears has recorded a tribute to us. It’s humbling, really, to see the multiple comments on Facebook, and the really quite impressive statistics for a simple, day old, human pearl jewelry website.
Piece of Me, the Bimbo Jones remix
Just a reminder: all our wares are organic, hyper-(even nano)-local, free-range, and fair trade sourced. In the case of our debut offering, all funds will go to support a struggling blogger in Vancouver’s inner city, the Downtown Eastside. Place your bids for our debut offering in the comments on this post.
well these are frankly galling, which is no reason you shouldn't take them off my hands, or gallbladder, as the case may be.
PieceOfMe™ jewelry is proud to announce that we are now taking pre-orders for our stones and jewelry items. To get on the list for our premium, human-generated, entirely reclaimed, locally-sourced, free-range Human Pearls™ please leave a comment with your bid PER GRAM OF SINGLE STONE. Stones are disbursed in the following order: the highest per-gram bidder will receive the largest stone, and so on downward, to a maximum of five pre-ordered stones. At this time, we do not know how many stones will be harvested, as we have but a single source for the current crop.