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Turkish visual artist Burcu Buyukunal has unveiled an unusual line of jewelry that defies the typical look and definitions of body ornaments. Buyukunai’s “face-distorting” jewelry fits along the contours of a wearer’s face, thereby inspiring either an image reminiscent of ancient Middle Eastern cosmetics or a new fashion trend altogether. Of her work, the designer explains:

Terrifying beauty focuses on the trends of cosmetic surgery to question conventions of beauty and challenge the function of jewelery as adornment.

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