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PostSubject: The jewellery that turns blood flow into electricity   2014-12-27, 05:43

If you think squeezing your feet
into an uncomfortable pair of heels
is painful, then Israeli jewellery
designer, Naomi Kizhner’s hardcore
jewellery is probably not for you.
Her innovative pieces are meant to
be inserted into the wearer’s veins,
harnessing kinetic power from the
body’s involuntary movements to
produce electricity.
The collection, named ‘Energy
Addicts’, according to Dezeen,
features invasive pieces of gold
jewellery that have golden spikes
at each end, which are inserted into
the wearer’s veins in two places.
The continuous flow of blood turns
the golden wheel inside the
design, eventually creating
sufficient kinetic energy to produce
electricity that is sufficient to light
up an LED and soon maybe even
charge mobile devices.
Naomi created the pieces as a part
of her graduation project at
Jerusalem’s Hadassah College.
Although it isn’t too likely that
people will start wearing such
jewellery soon, Naomi believes
that “technologically we are not
too far away from these ideas
becoming a reality.”
“I hope that the project will make
people think about the possibility
that this could be their future, and
make them think about whether
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