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If you want to keep your dried placenta forever, why not have it fashioned into a teddy bear that can be kept in a glass jar?
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Jip's Placenta Jellyfish
"When the kids were born I wanted to do something special with the placenta. I want to preserve something of this special organ. I came up with making prints of them."
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Placenta pills and umbilical cord
Before you turn your placenta into biltong or placenta pills, why not fashion a lovely heart out of the umbilical cord? Grossed out yet?
Learn how to make your own
"These amazing placenta pendants are beautiful keepsakes for mothers and babies. Small bits of your own dehydrated placenta are placed inside jewelry quality resin held in a small sterling silver dish."
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KellySilverWise on Etsy
Don't want to keep your actual placenta? Then why not have one custom made? They're even "uniquely lumpy" for that "placenta look". Yup.
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Lumiknits on Etsy
Giving a whole new meaning to The Tree of Life. You can create an entirely unique piece of art by painting your placenta and then slapping it onto a piece of paper. Or, you know, you could not.
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Sky by Marc Quinn
When artist Marc Quinn's son was born, he molded the placenta and umbilical cord into the likeness of his child. This may be the creepiest thing I've ever seen.
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2012-10-29 12:58:19 PM
gross!!!!!!!!!! and i am a new mommy...what next??!!
2012-10-29 05:00:28 PM
How do you "play" with another persons' human medical waste, make it into art and think it is "cool"? I have come to the conclusion that some people are really in NEED of psychological HELP!
2012-10-30 08:31:54 AM
Image 7 is quite remarkable - but still way to creeeeepy
2014-07-16 11:26:07 AM
Some of those are just creepy, but each to their own, whatever floats your .... umbilical cord and placenta lol
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