While this necklace, which looks like a dangerous string of jagged glass, would seem to be a terrible choice to wear for a night on the town, it is actually perfectly safe to put around your neck. It’s not glass; it’s silicon. The mind behind this innovative collection of jewelry is Ron Arad, Israeli-born designer of projects that range in size from eyewear and perfume bottles to museums. On display at the Louisa Guinness Gallery in London until April 8, Ron Arad Rocks! showcases a collection that plays with the properties of solid silicon, laser-sintered polyamides, and quartz to creates unique, daring pieces that mimic the properties of other materials.
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