Piece created for Challenge 2019 Jewelry and Anatomy
Materials brass, pearls, microbial leather
From microbiology to jewelry, each brooch has been created thinking of cells which compose our body. Bacteria and yeasts are the main subjects, the shapes are inspired by these microorganisms. In addiction those cells are physically present in the jewels since the leather used is a new sustainable material called microbial leather. It was grown in a lab starting from tea, sugar and free yeasts till reaching the final eco friendly membrane.