Artist Tadas Maksimovas was struck with the idea of using his own hair to replace traditional violin strings - while still attached to his head - as part of Street Musicians' Day in Lithuania last year.

The hair was divided into sections by stylist Ieva SereikytÄ— and applied with a foam of resin, and then performed by violinist Eimantas Belickas.


Watch the instrument in action below:

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