Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite your own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
From Captain Ahab. If you haven't already, do yourself a favor and read Melville's Moby Dick. It's pretty freaking epic.

Are you ordering more than a couple designs or do you need multiples? A RESERVED LISTING will not only guarantee you get exactly what you want, but any RESERVED LISTING of 10+ items will come with FREE SHIPPING! Free shipping is only on reserved listings, though, so be sure to write us and we'll be happy to set one up for you.

Buttons are 1.25" in diameter and all artwork is produced high res on a color laser printer.

THIS BUTTON CAN BE A MAGNET FOR AN EXTRA 50 CENTS! All you have to do is go to the "Magnets / Reserved Listings" section of this store, pick up one of the "1.25 in. round magnet" listings, and specify which design you'd like in the Message to Seller at checkout. If you want more than two magnets, write us and we'll set up a reserved listing.

Text reads:
"Swerve me? The path to my fixed purpose is hid with iron rails, whereon my soul is grooved to run. -Ahab"

This quote is in the public domain and belongs to the world, but the artwork is original and belongs to the Calamity Collective. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns, please don't hesitate to write us.

This design first listed Feb. 13, 2010.
All art and content © The Calamity Collective

you can't swerve me - ahab (Moby Dick, Herman Melville) - pinback button badge



  • Handmade item
  • Materials: pin, button, pinback button, badge
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 44815 reviews
  • Favorited by: 220 people

Shop similar items from sellers around the world

Herman Melville - 1982
Herman Melville - 1982
Captain Ahab
Captain Ahab
PEQUOD at Nantucket.
PEQUOD at Nantucket.
Toby mug Cap't Ahab
Toby mug Cap't Ahab
H.M. (Herman Melville)
H.M. (Herman Melville)
Melville Crochet Top
Melville Crochet Top