Crystal Leg


Commissioned for the Paralympics 2012 closing ceremony, the leg was designed to look luxurious, dazzling, striking and dangerous.


Made with silicone, hundreds of rhinestones, Swarovski crystals and shards of plastic.

Designed by Sophie de Oliveira with direction from Viktoria Modesta

Base constructed and fitted by Tom Wickerson

Dressed and finished by Sophie de Oliveira

Fitted at Queen Mary’s Hospital

Photography by Nadav Kander and Omkaar Kotedia