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"LumiVerse" Solar System Necklace
Proportional Distances of the Solar System measured in Beads

Hooray! Our Solar System Jewelry series has been featured by The Planetary Society, MAKE: NASA, and NPR's Science Friday!

You are Here!
A beaded necklace demonstrating the relative distances
between the planet orbits in our Solar System.

Distances between planet orbits are proportionally accurate,
with each tiny opalescent glass bead representing
approximately ~20 million miles / ~32 million kilometers of Space.

A wearable version of an astrometric chart,
with glass and shell beads representing the sun and planets,
this solar system necklace is a decorative cosmogram,
inspiring thoughts of the vastness of Space.

Planets and sun are enlarged for dramatic emphasis*.

*Not for use in actual Space Navigation

This necklace includes the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth & our Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and the popular controversial dwarf planet Pluto, representing the Kuiper belt. Planets with many moons are accented with solid white glass beads.

Length: 19 inches / 40 centimeters
Decorative Loop-shaped Toggle Clasp

Designer: Laura Cesari for Chain of Being - Spring 2011
Based on a pattern from Nature.

Check out our Astronomy section for more!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/chainofbeing?section_id=7347029

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Read more about the Solar System Necklace Series!

The Planetary Society:
http://www.planetary.org/blog/article/00002565/

MAKE: magazine - "Best of MAKE: 2010"
http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/12/best-of-make-online-2010-crafts.html

Craftzine:
http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2010/04/artist_explores_universe_throu.html

More info & updates:
chainofbeing.us
solarsystemnecklace.com

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Laura Cesari
Jeremy Richardson

LumiVerse - Solar System Necklace - Proportional Distances in Glass and Shell

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: stone, glass, shell, beads
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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