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Fashion That Bites: Denture Jewelry

Denture Bangle

This isn’t the first time someone used teeth to make a fashion statement. Remember the Apex Predator Shoes that had 1,050 teeth lining its soles? Well, if you’re looking for more fashion that bites, then you’d better look towards the denture jewelry by Etsy seller ConcaveOblivion. There’s one for your wrist and one for your hair, but they look fierce and gross as heck, so don’t say we didn’t warn you.

They’re made from dental acrylics that have been “hand-polished to high shine.” If you want them to be any cleaner or whiter, then maybe you should brush it with toothpaste a couple of times. We kid.

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Apex Predator Shoes Made Of 1,050 Teeth

There’s not a whole bunch of information on the above shoes. They were made in 2010 by artists Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young of fantich&young and each shoe features a sole made from 1,050 denture teeth. No, they’re not actual teeth, thank goodness. We particularly like the gold teeth towards the front. So why, exactly, do they exist? Well, they’re art, right? And the explanation goes something like this:

Apex predators are predators with no predators of their own, residing at the top of their food chain.

We imagine it’s a statement about mankind’s position atop the food chain and how we can metaphorically eat anything below us. Or something like that. Art interpretation was never our strong suit. We can tell you that they are UK size 15 suits, and that there’s a matching suit somewhere called the Apex Predator Suit. And like most art, it’s a one of a kind piece that’s not exactly for sale.

Hit the jump for a few more shots, and links.

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