SA goldsmith turning the dead into diamonds

The international trend is gaining traction in South Africa. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Immortalising the dead has become a trend in South Africa.

That's right. You can get jewellery made from the ashes of your loved ones.

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The international trend is gaining traction in South Africa and is not confide to ashes.

A Johannesburg-based goldsmith is used to incorporating things such as hair, teeth and even pacemakers in her designs.

Leanne Beuster spoke to eNCA Now.