01 Nov '12, 5pm
Would you wear these accessories made from human hair? via @Ecouterre
From Samson’s mighty mane to Rapunzel’s tumbling tresses, hair has long held a near-mythical status. “Hair plays an important part in our lives,” Khazani says. “As long it is on our head it represents beauty and vanity, yet when cut from the body in undergoes a huge transformation.” She purchases her hair from India, where people offer their locks to temples as part of Hindu tradition. The proceeds feed back to the local communities for medicine, food, and education.