10 Bizarre Uses For Human Skin

Cigar Case

Henri Pranzini, a French conman in the late nineteenth century, decided to murder numerous women. Apparently, some of the secret police at the time managed to get a hold of his skin once he died and made a cigar case after the fact.

Book Binding

Hic Liber Waltonis Cute Compactus Est, a famous book currently sitting in the Boston Athenaeum library, was made from George Walton’s, a notorious highwayman, skin. He requested his own skin to be flayed and used to bind his autobiography.