3 strand mobius spiral NO ball - Pendant

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About this Product

This pendant features a mobius style spiral that can enclose a 6mm ball which jingles and jangles when worn.

If you'd prefer a right hand spiral, please see; http://www.shapeways.com/model/169011

NOTE:
Shapeways have decided that this model is unprintable with the ball enclosed.
This model will take a 6mm steel ball which can be fitted by gently forcing open the spiral... see video.
A 5mm ball is available here; http://www.shapeways.com/model/172759 or simply use a suitable (4.5mm-6mm) ball bearing.

Dimensions

IN: 1.714 w x 1.714 d x 0.63 h
CM: 4.354 w x 4.354 d x 1.6 h
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@victormarchetto - Send Shapeways customer service an email - I don't know about the metallurgy involved and how the bronze content colours with time - the pendant in the vid is a daily wearer and, so far, no signs of corrosion. Please can you send me some photos to paul@stop4stuff.com. Cheers.
May 19, 2014, 5:30 pm
I love this design and had intended to wear it everyday but after a shower or two I've noticed that it's begun to rust a small amount. I think i'll use it as a keychain now.
May 19, 2014, 2:10 pm
@captnKrunch1 and anyone else, the colour of the final print can vary from a silvery steel colour (as shown) through to a bright bronze colour - the variation is due to the print process
July 18, 2012, 10:16 am
I got a message from the designer informing that this design is too fragile to work in silver (they tried). A shame :/
July 18, 2012, 9:54 am
I love the design but be aware ... the color is bronze, not silver, as shown in the photographs. If you are doing this for a significant other, consider putting two balls in the raceway.
May 11, 2012, 12:48 am
beautiful...the mobius spiral/strip gains its awe-inspiring power in that it is the physical manifestation of the paradoxical truth that simplicity and complexity require each other for life to exist...a common fault of mobius-inspired designs is that they are far too complex and ornate, thereby detracting from the inherently eternal and fluid movement that spirals around the piece. It is this eternal movement which we can see caught within the smallest of space-time localizations that illuminates many deeper aspects of life. And your piece expresses this with elegance and beauty.
May 5, 2012, 8:05 pm
I agree with the previous comment. I, too, would like it in silver.
April 18, 2012, 11:02 pm
Is the reason this is not available in silver, that there are interlocking parts? Would it be possible to make a version similar to the twin rail, that has some connections, so this could be also in silver? I like this design a lot more.
April 6, 2012, 9:34 am
 
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