Jewelry Boxes, Combs, And Mirror Frames Made From Human Hair

July 22, 2014 1:00 PM

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Jewelry Boxes, Combs, And Mirror Frames Made From Human Hair

Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves of London-based Studio Swine researched their latest design project by traveling to the heart of the billion-dollar global human hair market in the Shandong province of China, the world’s largest exporters of human hair.

The result of that research is Hair Highway, a "contemporary take on the ancient Silk Road," in which they explore the possibilities of using the renewable resource that is human hair to create a series of objects that at first glance betray nothing of their source material.

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