Surface weaving is an interesting form of modification. Originally the term was applied to larger pieces of jewelry the wove its way through the surface of the skin. Recent additions to the surface weaving gallery on the other hand have taken on an artistic flair, with the weaves being done with various flexible materials to create a design that is meant to be temporary modification, much like corseting is done for photo shoots.
Today, we’re taking a look at a surface weave that initially appears to be a temporary show piece, but in the end it turns into a unique way to craft a scar. Orrnahitsn sent in these photos of the work by Kim Hutchinson (Skin Seamstress).
So this is the weave right after it was completed.
Keep reading to see how this was transformed into a scar.
After 2 weeks you can see that some of the weaves have broken through the skin, but it is still maintaining the shape.
Just a couple of days later, even more of the seams have broken and the ones that haven’t appear to be irritated and possibly rejecting.
Finally, after four months, the weave is gone, but what remains is a scar that was created in an interesting manner.