28 Dec '13, 8am

Top 7 Bizarre Eco-Fashion Stories of 2013 (Vote for the Weirdest!) via @Ecouterre

might be suffering for his art a little too literally. For his Autumn/Winter 2013 collection, the Icelandic designer created a “Forget Me Knot” ring made with a swath of flesh from his own abdomen. Following its surgical removal—you can watch a video of the procedure if you have the, pun intended, stomach for it—Recht stripped the 110-by-10-millimeter piece of skin of subcutaneous tissue and fat, salted and tanned it with alum solution, then mounted the resulting leather onto a 24-karat gold band, wiry belly hairs intact.

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