Using Bone Tissue as Material

Using new materials has always been encouraged in the watch industry i.e. Tissot’s Wood Watch (A watch entirely made of wood made in the eighties) So, I wouldn’t be surprised if someone drugs Nicholas Hayek, the swiss watch baron (AKA Mr. Swatch) and steals a sample of his bone cells, only to harvest it in a lab and grow a limited edition watch out of his bone.

Of course, such a scenario has only been made possible by Tobie Kerridge and Nikki Stott, who have combined biotech and jewelry to give us the first “Bio-ring”. Atleast its less painful than a tattoo.

Also, spotted on Mr. Kerridge’s website is something that would be more at home as one of Mr. Jones’ watches that we covered earlier:

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related links

Si: Using Lab Grown Human Tissue for Jewelry
Bio Jewelry (via We make money not art)