Uranium Glass

Uranium Glass

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Uranium Queen of 1956, Brook Robin (image via mentalfloss)

Believe it or not: People used to color glass with uranium (in oxide diuranate form).
Uranium was not seen as being particularly dangerous during the 19th century; so the development of various uses for the element, such as tableware and household items were quite normal. Continue reading

Tablewear designed for our pleasure

Souper Fin, an erotic collection, containing 20 luxurious pieces of tablewear. A collaboration by french leading brands such as Baccarat, l’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou and Christofle. This project was curated by Philippe di Meio in 2010.
Aphrodisiac Herb necklace in collaboration with The Orfevrerie d’Anjou and Jean-Claude Charlet of the Carre des Simples.
Ecstasy Bottle Stopper in collaboration with Baccarat and Frederic Panaiotis for Ruinart
Shoe Horn Whip in collaboration with Christofle and Yann Brys for Dalloyau.
 
Souper Fin, Ice Bucket designed by Phillipe di Meio for l’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou