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Tooth Fairy Carvings (On Real Teeth!)

By: kyosuke0603 - Published: Mar 29, 2007   Updated: Apr 21 2011 • References: arbroath.blogspot & random-good-stuff
Cordelia Cembrowicz, from Bristol, is an artist who carved tooth fairies from children's milk teeth. Using a specially adapted drill, a rotary cutter and magnifying glass, she spends about almost 20 hours to carve a tooth.

Implications - According to Cordelia Cembrowicz herself, she first "realized what a powerful material" teeth are when she held her own baby teeth in her hand. The first thing she thought of was the Tooth Fairy and how she was a mythical figure who represented the ideas of "sanctuary and reward". As a result, all of her teeth artworks pay tribute to this cherished childhood personality and her benevolent role in helping children see the bright side of an otherwise painful process. Stats for Alternative Art Forms Trending: Older & Warm
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