From Giant Peach Sculptures to Shotglasses Made of Apples

 - Jun 18, 2009   Updated: Mar 31 2011
Growing up, most of us were given the direction not to play with our food. While most people grew out of that urge, there are some who did not.

The following cluster looks at alternative uses for fruit. Eating it is good, but playing with it first just makes it even better. From artwork to shotgasses, here it is.

Implications - Since ancient times, fruit has been recognized as a symbol of fertility, sensuality and good health. Thus, it's no wonder that fruit continues to be observed as more than just something to eat, but something to have fun with that consumers are familiar with. This has resulted in fruit-inspired jewelry, clothing, art and more.