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I Made A Ring Out Of The Metal Plate From My Surgery

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My longest (and most painful) project is finally finished!


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It was my first ski of the season in 2015, so I decided to celebrate by doing a flip. Shortly after, I was admitted to hospital with a broken collarbone and four fractured ribs. Not my finest work.

Three days later I was discharged, with a scar and some x-rays. The metal plate would hold my collarbone together while it healed, for the next year. Hospitals usually throw away the metalwork from surgeries like this, but I asked the surgeon to keep mine so that I could turn it into something. Scroll down to see the results!

It was my first ski of the season in 2015, so I decided to celebrate by doing a flip

Shortly after, I was admitted to hospital with a broken collarbone and four fractured ribs

Three days later I was discharged, with a scar and some x-rays that looked like this. The metal plate would hold my collarbone together while it healed, for the next year. It also only went off once at airport security – well done Berlin.

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