Bio-bling: making jewellery from human tissueBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7535.243 (Published 26 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:243
- Colin Martin, independent consultant in healthcare communication (Cmpubrel@aol.com)
Although it is not possible to commission a ring for your partner for St Valentine's Day next month incorporating bone grown from cells harvested from your body, such tokens of affection and commitment could well be available in the near future.
Biojewellery is a collaborative project between designer Tobie Kerridge and jeweller Nikki Stott, working at the Royal College of Art, and Dr Ian Thompson, a bioengineer at King's College London (see www.biojewellery.com). Funded primarily by a £60 …