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For All It's Worth–Milk Jewelry


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Commissioner of the US Patent Office, Charles H. Duell, is infamous for purportedly saying, “Everything that can be invented has been invented.” That was in 1899.

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Duell has since been exonerated from originating such a (now) ridiculous phrase, and not a moment too soon for breast milk jewelry. We know this one is way outside of the box, but it was too interesting not to share. 

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In this 21st century, it is now possible to preserve something as historically perishable as milk. A new mom can send in her breast milk (or even use donor milk), and have a piece of commemorative jewelry made in just a few months. With a range of ring, necklace and earring styles to choose from, every mom is likely to find just the right piece.

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And because of the individual properties of each woman’s milk, each piece of jewelry can have a look all its own.

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Sources:

http://www.breastmilkjewelry.com/breast-milk-jewelry/

Crouch, Dennis. “Tracing the Quote: Everything That Can Be Invented Has Been Invented.” PatentlyO. 6 January 2011. Web. 6 December 2016. <http://patentlyo.com/patent/2011/01/tracing-the-quote-everything-that-can-be-invented-has-been-invented.html>

 

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