Salt made from real tears

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 2 June 2012

We all shed tears from time to time, but Haxton Street Monster Supplies has created a range of products that processed different ranges of tears to create salt. They combine centuries-old craft with the freshest human tears, which are gently boiled, released into shallow crystallization tanks, then harvested by hand and finally rinsed in brine. […]

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Van Gogh paintings made from salt, food-coloring, and spices

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By KChick220 in New Art on Tuesday 6 December 2011

Check out my photo series, Spice of Life, where I re-create famous Vincent Van Gogh paintings out of salt, food-coloring, and various spices. After each is created and then photographed, it is then swept away.

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Labryinth made entirely from salt

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By Jade Rehder in New Art on Thursday 10 February 2011

Motoi Yamamato has again used salt to create a monumental floor painting, which he refers to as ‘his Labyrinth’. His latest piece, found in Toulouse’s Fondation Espace Ecureuil, is another feat of artistic labour: 50 hours of work over five days and 2,200 pounds of salt.

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