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Scutoid Earrings (wireframe version) 3d printed

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14k Gold Plated Brass
Scutoid Earrings (wireframe version) 3d printed
Scutoid Earrings (wireframe version) 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
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Scutoid Earrings (wireframe version) 3d printed
Scutoid Earrings (wireframe version) 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
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Scutoid Earrings (wireframe version)

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$67.50
3D printed in polished brass plated with 14k gold
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Product Description
A scutoid is a newly discovered prismatoid shape that has been in the news quite a lot lately. The scutoid shape is one of the several prismatoid shapes that can be found in epithelial cells in nature, and that enable the curvature of layers of these cells. To learn more about this recent discovery by a team of biologists, mathematicians and physicists, you can read the article on Nature.com here. Alternatively watch the very informative and entertaining YouTube video by Matt Parker (which was my actual inspiration for this design) here.

The scutoids in this version of the design are represented by only a wireframe that follows the edges of the shapes. If you are instead looking for a solid shape, please have a look at the other versions in my shop.

These earrings are each 15mm high (excluding the ring at the top) and about 10mm deep and wide.

Please note that earrings printed at Shapeways do not come with earring hooks, and you will need to purchase these separately. These types of hooks are generally available in hobby shops and can be easily attached with the help of a small set of pliers.     

 
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Scutoid_01_earrings_wireframe
Dimensions:
2.25 x 1.49 x 2.05 cm
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0.89 x 0.59 x 0.81 inches
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Mature audiences only.
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