Modern products from human skinIt is no secret that leather is a valuable raw material that is used to produce a variety of things: shoes, clothes, accessories and even furniture.
Some people would not refuse to go in someone else's skin
Leather-bound booksPerhaps the most famous man-made leather goods are books. In most cases, only a book cover and binding were made from anthropodermic material, but scientists also know about the existence of books, where even the text was written on human sheets. The most ancient such product is the Bible of the III century and the writing of the natives of the aborigines of Australia and Africa.
Books from human skin have been discovered at Harvard
Human skin drumMany believe that musical instruments made of human skin could be created only in ancient times, but this is far from the case. According to legend, the national Czech hero Jan Zizka from Trotsnov and the famous commander of the XV century, who led the Protestant uprising against the Catholic Church, before his death, bequeathed to make a battle drum from his skin.
Jan Zizka wanted his voice to sound after death
Human skin accessoriesFrench fashion for leather products made from human material extended not only to books, but also to various accessories (wallets, belts, cigarette cases and even gloves), which were so fashionable in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries.
In the museums of the world you can find accessories from human skin.
Leather shoesFootwear made from human skin is also the work of the French. Local craftsmen noticed that footwear made from human skin is much stronger than from animal material, therefore every self-respecting French man of that era considered it necessary to have human shoes or boots in his wardrobe.
Human skin is often used to make shoes
Pants sorcerer. IcelandOn the pants of human skin, anyone can admire in the Icelandic Museum of magic and witchcraft. The age of this extraordinary exhibit is in the centuries. He belonged to one of the sorcerers, who lived in the Middle Ages on the Icelandic Islands. The artifact was used to attract wealth. In order to make a magic item, the sorcerers of Iceland, during the life of a person, received his permission to use his skin after death.
Museum visitors enjoy being photographed with an artifact.
Leather shadesThe famous Buchenwald witch and the wife of the commandant of the concentration camp of the same name, Ilse Koch, not only became famous for their brutality and brutal treatment of prisoners,but also a predilection for unusual interior items.
Human skin shade
Gloves from human skin. Buchenwald 1943