Phineas Gage Skull Key Charm

Here is part of the third round of work for Amy Sweetman. This is the Phineas Gage key charm measuring at 1.5"
I am enjoying the revisit to anatomy class...this time in 3D.

Taken from Wiki
Phineas P. Gage (July 9?, 1823 – May 21, 1860)[n 2] was an American railroad construction foreman now remembered for his incredible survival of an accident in which a large iron rod was driven completely through his head, destroying much of his brain's left frontal lobe, and for that injury's reported effects on his personality and behavior—effects so profound that friends saw him as "no longer Gage."
Long called "the American Crowbar Case"—once termed "the case which more than all others is calculated to excite our wonder, impair the value of prognosis, and even to subvert our physiological doctrines"[1]—Phineas Gage influenced 19th-century discussion about the brain, particularly debate on cerebral localization,[2] and was perhaps the first case suggesting that damage to specific regions of the brain might affect personality and behavior.

Mr. Bojangles....well, parts of him.

Here is the second round of jewelry that I sculpted for Amy Sweetman of Dopamine Jewelry.  These will be featured on ScienceJewelry.com in the near future.  The size of these sculptures is the real treat.  The pelvis measures at 3/4"tall, the ribcage at 1.5" and the spinal column at 2.5".