While most of us would discard the pit inside the avocado without a second thought, an artist from Ireland discovered her life’s true passion while cutting into a perfectly ripe avocado at lunchtime. Jan Campbell was struck by the beauty of the pit inside and decided to keep it like a secret pet. She knew that there was a hidden potential in the pit. After weeks of pondering, a deeply pigmented surface scratch inspired her to carve away its layers until a beautiful piece of art emerged.
Scroll down to check out some of the finest avocado pit creations ever made.
Tiny figurines inspired by Celtic folklore
Each type of avocado stone can vary in size and colour
This will inspire others to take up avocado art too
They look so peaceful
Tranquil faces of forest spirits, the flowing hair of ancient goddesses and more
They can be simply displayed as statues, or worn as pendants
Each of her stones lasts a long time as she uses avocados which are dried and preserved
All of her works are so detailed, so intricate
Bet you can differentiate this from the real mushrooms!
Two left-handed pendants