Avocado artist carves pits into whimsical characters for your enjoyment

Avocado artist carves pits into whimsical characters for your enjoyment

CultureJanuary 01, 2018 By Brian Frederick

You've often heard the generous maxim that "one man's trash is another's treasure" — and it isn't not true. 

However for Jan Campbell, an Irish avocado pit artist, it couldn't be more of a fitting proclamation. While eating one day, she marveled at the inside of her avocado at lunch and decided to carve it out into a character of Celtic folklore. The result was an intricate, highly wearable piece that she'd use as the inspiration for a future in jewelry design with Avocado Stone Faces. And according to her FAQs page, the one-of-a-kind pieces jet out the door just as fast as she can make them — with orders and inquiries into custom requests (of which she does not do) piling up by the day. 

You'll never look at an avocado pit the same way again. ...