This Takes “Who Are You Wearing?” to a Whole New Level.

“Australian Israeli-born and currently Iceland-based conceptual jeweler Sruli Recht…recently had a roughly 1/2″ by 4″ strip of skin cut off his belly which was then tanned and wrapped around a 24k gold ring, now being offered for a half million dollars. The somewhat grotesque design doesn’t just look like random leather — it’s even got wiry belly hair. He calls it the ‘Forget Me Knot’.” – news.bme.com

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Just when I think I can’t be shocked anymore, Modblog ups the ante. Click here to continue reading about the artist’s skin-removal procedure, which, refreshingly, was performed by a doctor instead of staff at a tattoo shop. There are photos and a video, too, if you’re finished breakfast.

It wouldn’t be so bad without the hairs. The hairs make me throw up in my mouth a little.