Designer pushes the limits with unusual prostheses

04/24/2013 | CNN

London designer Sophie de Oliveira Barata is designing surreal and fantastical artificial limbs as part of her Alternative Limb Project. Prostheses include an arm with a snake coiled around it and a Swarovski bejeweled leg. "It's drawing attention to their disability in a positive way," said de Oliveira Barata. "Rather than people seeing what's missing, it's about what they've got.

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