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Green Jewelry...Literally!

Green Jewelry...Literally!

Gold is out, green is in! Eco-consciousness is impacting all industries, which means you can find almost every consumer product in a green version...and now that includes jewelry! But not jewelry that is produced in an eco-friendly manner. Rather, this jewelry is literally a living thing. Curious?
 
As the Icelandic product designer, Hafsteinn Juliusson, puts it, it’s “an experiment in drawing nature toward man, as nature being the presupposition of life.” So far he has stuck to two products: rings and “brass” knuckles, both of which are silver with what looks like moss growing upwards.
 
Do you think this particular green idea is forward-thinking in terms of “going green,” or more of a consumerism gimmick? Or maybe just a designer’s artistic vision? Lastly, would you buy it?!?
 

Posted: 9/11/08
aliciak

But it's "art," everyone! Kidding. It IS kind of silly. My mom gave me this tiny vase strung on a necklace that she used to put little flowers in when she was a "hippy." Now I get to wear it! I like that idea better. :)

  • By aliciak
  • on 9/16/08 12:27 PM EST
gemstone

It's definately a gimmick and the brass knuckles are silly.

Dadeeyo189

That's ugly. I understand going green and buying green jewelry, but gosh. Who wants grass on on their knuckles??? Not me!

VictoriaB

That's wild! (No pun intended). I think the brass knuckles are a bit over the top, but the ring is a cute idea.

Lourdes542

I'm sure it's a consumerism gimmic, but I would absolutely buy the brass knucks or that guy's ring. How cool!