Waterman Globe Pendant

ThinkIllogical

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Waterman Globe Pendant

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$40.00+

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Item details

Handmade

Materials

steel, silver, brass, bronze

The Waterman projection is one of the most fascinating and unusual map arrangements out there. It treats the globe as a truncated octahedron which is then unfolded to create a unique butterfly-shaped map. Derived from the principles of close-packing spheres, this projection is intended to reduce distortion of land masses on the flattened map.

This pendant explores the Waterman projection by taking it at face value. What if the Earth really was a truncated octahedron? The result is a unique globe unlike any you've seen before. Combining geographical inspiration with modern, angular forms, this fascinating piece will look great in any setting

Shipping & returns

Ready to ship in 3–4 weeks
From Chicago, IL
No returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars (8)
  • kshuck Apr 26, 2019
    5 out of 5 stars
    These are exactly as I'd hoped.
    Revolved Reuleaux Triangle
  • Hannah England Nov 26, 2018
    5 out of 5 stars
    Good shipping time and great packaging! I've received larger 3D printed objects for cheaper, so I'm still trying to figure out if it's WORTH the price, but the vendor was very responsive and nice, so FULL POINTS for that. They also threw in a little gift, which I super appreciated. It make me really happy :) And these certainly work and roll between two flat surfaces smoothly! The math and science nerd side of me keeps poking its head up through the strongly arts and language ocean whenever I look at these :D
    Revolved Reuleaux Triangle
  • Julia Oct 11, 2017
    5 out of 5 stars
    This cuff goes with everything. It is exactly what I was looking for. I love the details and the artistic design. It feels really solid. I can see it is great for women and men, which is very hard to find in jewelry.
    Diffusion Cuff
  • padawansguide Oct 4, 2017
    5 out of 5 stars
    Love this ring - thank so much!
    James Webb Ring

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All of my products are produced using advanced 3D printing processes provided by Shapeways. Therefore, material selection is based on their available options. You can find information regarding Shapeways' materials at: www.shapeways.com/materials
Higher order volumes can be accommodated by request. Please contact me if you would like to order a larger quantity of an item than what is listed.
My rings are listed in the most common U.S. whole sizes, but I can generally accommodate half sizes and European sizes without too much trouble. Simply include a note with your order or send me a message indicating your needs.
I can provide chains at any length (within reason). Simply include a note with your order or send me a message indicating the size you would like.