Monday, July 27, 2009

Jacko’s Burnt Hair Turned Into Diamonds

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – A lock of Michael Jackson’s singed hair may produce the most coveted bling in pop culture history.

Collector John Reznikoff recently acquired a charred lock of Jackson’s hair from the famous 1984 Pepsi commercial when Jacko’s head caught on fire.

Reznikoff plans to give a portion of the hair to LifeGem, a company that makes diamonds out of hair and cremated remains, so that a limited line of MJ diamonds can be made.

LifeGem co-founder Dean VandenBiesen says the DNA diamond process will take about nine months, and they’ll be able to make roughly 10 rocks out of Jackson’s locks.

Given the rareness of the diamonds, VandenBiesen anticipates they’ll be pricey, fit for museums or extremely devoted fans.

Both men agree the bling could become the Hope Diamond of pop culture and believe Jacko – who loved sparkly things – would approve.

Reznikoff says there’s no classier way to remember the King Of Pop, and VandenBiesen thinks it’d be great for Jackson’s kids to own diamonds of their daddy.

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