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Today’s Bizarre Eye Candy: Meat Jewelry

digg_url = ‘//www.fastcompany.com/1259447/todays-bizarre-eye-candy-meat-jewelry’; digg_skin = ‘compact’; What you’re looking at isn’t the latest piece of artisanal charcuterie being swooned over by Mario Battali. Not even close. It’s a necklace. Stephanie Hensle, a recent graduate of Pforzheim University’s School of …

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What you’re looking at isn’t the latest piece of artisanal charcuterie being swooned over by Mario Battali. Not even close. It’s a necklace.

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Stephanie Hensle, a recent graduate of Pforzheim University‘s School of Design, creates jewelry by making resin casts of deli-counter wares.

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What she produces is obviously a bit strange, and a bit unsettling: A comment on our over-consumption of meat (and the obsession with pork products in particular)? Or an homage to unappreciated beauty?

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Cliff is director of product innovation at Fast Company, founding editor of Co.Design, and former design editor at both Fast Company and Wired.

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