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Jewelry That Harvests Energy From Your Veins

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Kristy Hamilton

West Coast Editor

clockOct 21 2014, 15:24 UTC
2462 Jewelry That Harvests Energy From Your Veins
Courtesy of Naomi Kizhner

Naomi Kizhner, an industrial designer and graduate student from Hadassah College in Jerusalem, has designed jewelry that theoretically extracts energy from the wearers own body. The ‘speculative’ jewelry is embedded into the person's veins and uses their blood to turn small wheels inside the device. 

Courtesy of Naomi Kizhner

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As Naomi notes, the jewelry is not meant to be a practical energy source, but a discussion piece “about how far will we go to in order to ‘feed’ our addiction in the world of declining resources.”

The project is called 'Energy Addicts' and consists of three pieces of jewelry: The Blinker, The E-Pulse Conductor, and The Blood Bridge. On her website, she says "The work delves into a world in which there is a significant decline, which forces humanity to seek all the more forcefully for alternative ways of cultivating power. The suggested solution to the dilemma is based on the idea of biological wealth, harvesting energy directly from the body.”

Watch Naomi’s take on the world of energy consumption below. 

 

Energy Addicts. from naomi kizhner on Vimeo.

 


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