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An art project by Laura Mappin:

A decorative work of art to commemorate that you’ve done your Tampon Time and you’re Free At Last! This art object of a tampon symbol is beautifully hand crocheted out of metallic gold thread and hangs in a distinctive black shadow box. Gold trophy labels celebrate “Golden Tampon” and “Lifetime Achievement Award”. Give it to your partner or spouse, your best friend, or even yourself! Makes a great menopausal gift or post-menopausal gift although it’s probably not a minstrel gift. Celebrate newfound liberation with The Change! Freedom from The Curse! Get some of the best medicine, as they say. Laugh off those hot flashes!

(Thanks, Hilary!)

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • ygg

    …is that supposed to be “menstrual gift?” Admittedly, “minstrel gift” is more poetic (and hilarious…)

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