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Arteries and Veins of the Neck
Anatomy-inspired Glass Bead 2-Necklace Set

Wear your Arteries and Veins proudly!
The major Arteries and Veins of the Neck are represented on this 2-necklace set,
resulting in an intriguing style that evokes Art-Deco and Gothic themes.

This design is dedicated to medical professionals,
artists and students learning anatomy,
vampire, goth, and halloween enthusiasts,
and anyone who has stared in awe and wonder at an anatomy textbook,
thinking how amazing our inner workings are!

Though every body is different,
the general pathways of the major Arteries and Veins are often similar:
this necklace approximates* the general pathways
of the Common Carotid, Subclavian Artery, Thyrocervical Trunk,
Suprascapular Artery, Costocervical Trunk, and Vertebral Artery,
Thyroid Veins, Internal Jugular, Subclavian Vein,
External Jugular, and Posterior External Jugular.

The Arteries and Veins are built with a combination of varied glass beads:
Arteries in red hues, and Veins in blue,
in sparkling, opalescent, translucent, opaque, and faceted textures,
creating a fluid and dynamic look.

Flexible wires conform comfortably to the shape of your neck.

Arteries and Veins hang on strands of transparent glass beads,
which creates a floating or tattoo-like illusion.

Magnetic clasps snap the necklaces in place in the back,
so that the Arteries and Veins line up with each other on your neck.

*Veins vary in shape and placement on every body:
not for use in surgical procedures, or as a lure for vampires.

Length: 17.25 inches / 44 centimeters
Please notify us in the "message to seller" area if you would like a different length.

MADE TO ORDER:
At this time, this item is made-to-order - please allow an additional 1-2 weeks for us to make your necklace. Thank you for your patience!

Designed by Laura Cesari for Chain of Being, Summer 2011
Based on a pattern from Nature

Please visit our Anatomy section for more!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/chainofbeing?section_id=10363990

Visit Chain of Being on Etsy for more Informational and Decorative Jewelry:
http://chainofbeing.etsy.com


-- Read more about us! --

Interview with The Planetary Society:
"The Solar System, in Jewelry Form"
http://www.planetary.org/blog/article/00002565/

Interview with Craftzine:
"Artist Explores Universe through Solar System Necklaces"
http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2010/04/artist_explores_universe_throu.html

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

More info & updates:
chainofbeing.us
solarsystemnecklace.com

Frequently asked questions about chainofbeing

Imitation is flattery, they say! However, please beware of counterfeits and re-sellers. We have seen shops creating copies of our work, using cheap, low-quality materials. We have also seen re-sellers, selling our items for very high prices, usually around the holiday season.

We are not affiliated with any other jewelry shops, and, although we generally like to help people, we cannot guarantee quality or provide customer service for items bought from other sellers.

The only places to get the real thing are:
- Our Etsy shop: chainofbeing.etsy.com
- Our Amazon shop: www.amazon.com/shops/chainofbeing
- Our Website: chainofbeing.us
We take requests!
Please ask about custom designs, custom lengths, or custom clasps.

We can make any size bracelet, to fit anyone!
Send a conversation through Etsy or at checkout,
if you need a specialized length or clasp for any item.

Most necklaces can be made as a bracelet or anklet, and vice versa,
and most items can be made with a lobster-claw or toggle clasp.

Please note that custom orders may take up to an additional 1-2 weeks.

Please note, if you order a regular item and then ask for a customization,
your item will be considered a custom item and will take up to an additional 2 weeks to complete.
We use durable, high-quality Jeweler's-grade beads and wire.

We test everything, and our jewelry should last a long time under normal fashion jewelry wear conditions.

But, please note, our items are not "indestructible" :)

We recommend removing your jewelry before bathing, swimming, sports, or any activity that will place unusual stress on your jewelry.

These items are not designed to go in the washing machine, dryer, microwave, or dishwasher.

These items are not designed to be load-bearing (please do not hang anything from them or tie them around something).
We can often give a discount if you are buying 3 or more of the same item.
Please send a conversation through Etsy if you are looking for a wedding set, a group costume, or a small number of items for a special occasion.

Most items are available Wholesale in lots of 20 or more,
please send a message via Etsy if you are interested in Wholesale orders.
All items arrive gift-wrapped! Each item includes a small folding card with a description of the item and space to write.

Please send us a note if you would like to include a gift message with your order!
We use natural, quality gemstones & Jeweler's-grade materials:
please expect variations in gemstone texture, color.

Occasional variations in stones, clasps & findings may occur,
based on trends and availability.
*We can’t always rush items, but we’ll try!*
If you need something to arrive by a certain date,
such as a birthday, holiday, anniversary, or special occasion,
please let us know and we'll do our best to get it there on time.

(Please note, we do not “expedite” orders - your order will still be processed in the order received.)

We thank you in advance for your patience!
We are a small, 2-person shop,
and we make everything ourselves,
so our process can be delayed
by emergencies and unforeseen events,
competition between in-person and online sales,
or high volumes of orders due to good reviews and holidays.

If for some reason your order is delayed,
we will do our best to contact you as soon as we can.

Veins and Arteries Necklace Set - Veins and Arteries of the Neck in Glass Beads - Statement Necklace - Beadwork - Gothic - Halloween

$129.00

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: red glass, blue glass, shiny glass, sparkly glass, glass beads, glass, beadwork
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 510 reviews
  • Favorited by: 228 people