Believe It or Not!
In Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Strikingly True we featured Rachel Betty Case’s bears made from bellybutton lint. Now we reveal “Human Ivory”, Rachel’s miniature creatures crafted from real human toenails. In 2003, the Pennsylvania artist began collecting the discarded toenails from her art school colleagues and professors, who would leave them in bags outside her door. After gathering two years’ worth of clippings, Rachel decided to get creative with her macabre collection. After noticing how people reacted to her work, she was soon “addicted to shocking people, and to making art from the most unconventional materials.”
Check out the NEW 2013 ANNUAL – Download The Weird!
Download The Weird features incredible people such as The Odd Couple and their incredibly crazy stunts, a special pull-out section about weird Titanic facts, and the incredible real-life story of the Elephant Man.