Gold-plated KFC chicken bone necklaces are already sold out

The limited run of 20 gold necklaces from Kentucky for Kentucky went on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 27.
By Evan Bleier   |   June 27, 2014 at 1:48 PM   |   Comments

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 27 (UPI) -- After they went on sale earlier today, a limited run of 20 gold-plated KFC chicken bone necklaces have already sold out.

Kentucky for Kentucky and jeweler Meg Carroll teamed up to create the finger-lickin' fashion piece.

Small 14-carat gold plated chicken wang necklace were sold for $130 and a larger wang necklace retailed for $160.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Carroll and her boyfriend ate 25 wings from a KFC and then cleaned the bones with soap and water. After they were dry, Carroll varnished the bones and coated them in copper before they were plated in 14-karat gold.

"We're excited to introduce a brand spanking new Kentucky invention. An invention so kick-ass, it will change the jewelry game forever," KFK wrote on its website. "We've taken one great Kentucky invention and turned it into a completely new Kentucky invention. Like Willy Wonka's 'Everlasting Gobstopper' we've figured about a way to make it possible to savor a single piece of Kentucky Fried Chicken forever. For-ever and ever. We all win."

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