Balance Pendant


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steel, silver, brass, bronze, gold


Pendant height: 1.4 Centimeters; Pendant width: 5.2 Centimeters

An object's center of mass is the average position of the matter within it. Because of this, it is also the point around which the pull of gravity is focused. The position of an object's center of mass can greatly affect the way it moves and reacts to external stimuli. Race cars are designed to have very low centers of mass, which improves their stability. Runners, on the other hand, benefit from a higher center of mass because it increases the amount of kinetic energy they can put into each step.

By modifying the distribution of matter within an object, we can change the way gravity affects it. This is the core concept behind the Balance pendant. Juxtaposition between its visual and physical properties results in a unique, off-center look that makes a bold statement. Symmetry is overrated, anyway.


PLEASE NOTE: The striations seen on the surface of the pendant is due to the 3D printing process. These lines are generally only visible on the steel versions. Due to variances in the production process, the direction and size of this pattern may vary or not appear at all.

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.


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:
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.

ThinkIllogical made this item with help from

  • Shapeways, NY, United States
ThinkIllogical made this item with help from:
  • Shapeways, NY, United States