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MiniVerse Solar System Bracelet on NPR’s Science Friday

Here’s a Valentine’s Day Equation for you: 02142012 + j = ♥ (Where j=jewels) Annette Heist of National Public Radio’s Science Friday has collected a “treasure chest of sciencey jewels” perfect for your Valentine! The “MiniVerse” Solar System Bracelet is … Continue reading

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Gift Guide for Geeks! …featuring Solar System Necklace Kits

Hooray! CraftZine‘s Rachel Hobson has curated a delightful Gift Guide for Geeks! I’m stoked to see our Solar System Necklace Kit in there, along with some really amazing stuff: my favorites are probably the Stitchable iPhone Case and Nyan Cat … Continue reading

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Sponsored a Jaguar!

Hooray! We have sponsored our first Jaguar! A while ago, we started a Charity Listings page on our Etsy shop, so that we could occasionally post items for charitable causes. It’s been a fantastic success: thus far, we’ve been able … Continue reading

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Latitude & Longitude Necklace Series

After extensive cartography research, and several virtual trips around the world, we’ve created a Latitude & Longitude Necklace Series depicting land, water, and cities along selected Latitudes of the globe. This series of necklaces and bracelets forms a wearable map, … Continue reading

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Solar System Necklace in Best of MAKE:2010

WOOT WOOT! We couldn’t be more stoked! Our original Solar System Necklace design was featured in MAKE: magazine’s Best of MAKE: 2010! There are some amazing projects in the Best of MAKE: 2010 collection, including a knitted skeleton, bendy-straw shrimp, … Continue reading

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Moons of Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune – Proportional Astronomy Necklaces

How cool would it be if we Earthlings had not one, but many Moons in our orbit? Would Moonlight from 63 different angles be as romantic? Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune are all known for being surrounded by wild lovely storms … Continue reading

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Comet Pendant & Solar System Necklace at NASA

The Solar System Necklace series’ latest adventure into Space is with NASA’s Cassini Mission! After conversing with Cassini Mission Astronomer Jane Houston Jones, I was honored and very flattered to be asked to submit images for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Strata Necklace featured on Craftzine

I’m having so much fun with the Solar System Necklace series; I’m now constantly inspired to build more necklaces about amazing natural phenomena! The six-strand beaded Atmospheric Strata Necklace design demonstrates the Atmospheric Strata and various objects and phenomena that … Continue reading

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Truly Fantastic Review for Solar System Necklace Kit

Here’s the first customer review of the Solar System Necklace Kit on Makers Market: “I’m eleven (11) yrs. old, & dad bought this for mom. I assembled it by myself with help from dad on making the clasp and getting … Continue reading

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Solar System Necklaces in the Blog-o-Verse

The Solar System Necklaces have had a very exciting couple of days! I was very excited to discover the recent Planetary Society interview about the Solar System Necklace Series referenced on the MAKE:zine and Makers Market blogs, which bounced through … Continue reading

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