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23year Old Lady Born Without Vagina Has One Made Out Of Fish Skin (Photos)

A 23-year-old university student who was born without a vagina, has become the first in the world to undergo pioneering surgery that constructed a new vaginal canal out of fish skin. According to Mirror, the operation took place at the Federal University of Ceara (UFC), Brazil. The girl was diagnosed in her teens with having no cervix, uterus, ovaries or womb. Jucilene Marinho has now spoken for the first time and talked about how the revolutionary operation using skin of the tilapia fish has changed her life and allowed her to have sex for the first time. >click to read<11:43

Fish skin fashion is coming to the catwalks

What’s more, fish leather is an eco-friendly material; a byproduct of the food industry. “We only use fish skins from the food industry, which would otherwise go to waste,” says Sirpa. She admits, however, that it is not the easiest material to handle. “We order our materials from small fish tanneries, and the technology we use to produce the fish leather is kind of a commercial secret,” she smiles. “I can only tell you that it is quite a complicated process with many stages, including cleaning the raw fish skins and taking the oils away, followed by drying and dying. Read the rest here 09:20

Fish Skin Art Combines Past with Present

Native Alaskans and other people of the north have tanned fish skins for centuries to make bags, shoes, and other useful items. Now fish skin leather is appearing on high-end products from Prada, Nike, and Dior. Commercially produced salmon leather is made in mass in Europe and Chile, but in Alaska, it’s still made by hand, one fish at time. Read the rest here 15:20