Three weeks ago, I lost an earring. It wasn’t just any earring, either – it was half of my favorite pair of earrings in the world. There wasn’t anything too special about the pair – just a simple oval loop, but it went with everything, never stood out, and looked nice with my hair. And while it was gone, I searched everywhere for another, similar pair – but no luck! The style is just too simple – no one carries it.
A friend found the missing earring today. It had been on a cadaver table.
Question: Knowing that autoclaving said earring would sterilize and restore the pair and be totally scientifically legitimate – would you autoclave the earring and use it? Or does wearing an earring found on a cadaver table hit an uncomfortable chord that reaches beyond science?
I’m pretty sure I know what I’m going to do, but I thought I’d ask anyway. Curious.