• Functional piercings…

    by  • 12/14/2004 • life • 0 Comments

    From BMEzine

    The idea of hanging eyeglasses from a piercing or a combination of piercings or even transdermal implants is something that a lot of us have toyed with ? as I was writing this, my old boss Tom Brazda reminded me that almost ten years ago we made a set of them built around a 10ga bridge piercing (with both left and right-handed threading to make it adjustable). That said, I don?t think we ever took pictures, so maybe I?m making it up because I want to steal James Sooy?s thunder. He?s who sent me this gorgeous example of a piercing-mounted set of eyeglasses:

    pince nez
    James is an artist currently designing and painting for Texas-based Magnificent Egos, a minatures (as in gaming) company. Art consumes all of his time, professionally and personally, and much of it is centered around character design, which gives him both time ? and money ? to fantasize about mods on fictional characters. With the help of his friend Oliver (who many of you know as one of the founding members and guerrilla engineers of the suspension group TSD) this fantasy was made real. …continued


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