Alvaro Uribe turns the gas mask, a very strong symbol of war, and transforms it into a beautiful object using his incredible talent for arts and crafts.
The pieces are made of porcelain and the gas filter is actually a chamber containing water for the flowers. While it's a rather macabre idea to use gas mask as vases, the pieces are strangely fascinating. They are not as grim as other gas mask-inspired products featured on Trend Hunter, as seen in the related articles below.
Uribe was born in Miami in 1986, but he spent most of his life living and studying in Bogota.
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Macabre Porcelain For Edgy Floral Arrangements
By: Holger Mohr - Published: Apr 2, 2009 • References: alvarouribedesign