We have updated some of our photos. Photography has always been difficult for us. Cameras do not work the same as the human eye. If the lighting is too bright, the camera does not pick up the blinks. If it is dim enough to see the blinks on screen, the jewelry is too dark to see detail. […]
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One Ring to Rule Them All
You asked for it, we designed it. Ring bases for Lumen jewelry pieces! Did I mention they are 3D printed by Shapeways utilizing nylon selective laser sintering? Ooo, shiny, lasers. Pew Pew Pew! And thats not all, one ring really DOES rule them all! We designed them to be adjustable for a range of sizes. […]
Shrinking the Butterfly
Many customers commented that they felt the Butterfly is a bit large. It has a lot of empty space and was one of our first designs, so it is due for an upgrade. I was still learning how to design circuit boards back then. Recently Marty came up with a new circuit design that has […]
Fox is here!
The fabulous foxes are debuting this Mothers day weekend at the St. Paul Minnesota Craftstravaganza. Below is a sneak peek. Come by and check them out!
Look Ma, no cords
We loved the look of our old displays, but after several seasons they were falling apart. So this winter we designed new ones. The biggest difference is how the new displays charge the jewelry. The old ones used USB cords. The new ones use infrared (IR) led strips. Why IR? The previous USB cords […]
2014 Collection set to music
I had a lot of fun yesterday with the Free Music Archive. I took the photos and videos from Vejvoda photography and set them to Chiptune. Includes new designs, see if you can spot them. Stay tuned for their release on our ETSY store. Bare necklaces Bare earrings Blinky necklaces Blinky earrings
New material, black chain
A few months ago we realized that long chain necklaces are in fashion. I know, where have we been? 😉 This inspired us to try incorporating it into our jewelry. Our facebook page has been full of nifty ideas, and some awesome feedback. Below is what we have so far. Enjoy!
3 new designs in the works
We have been hard at work on some cool new designs. Let us know what you think! Octopus First up is the octopus. Its the same circuit as the Dragonfly and Butterfly, but re-arranged to look like an octopus. Can’t wait to prototype this bad boy. Christmas Tree We’re planning our first seasonal […]
Pew Pew Pew! Lasers!
Our brains are always thinking about how to add awesome-sauce to everything. For example, I think laser should be spelled with a ‘z’, as in Lazer. Because lazers are cool enough for a z. Yes I know what you nerds are thinking, laser actually stands for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. I […]
The Rocket – new beginner kit
Yes, I am making rocket noises. How could you not? Marty and I are so excited to be working on a new kit for beginners, the Rocket! It all started when Sara from ICE (the Institute for Chemical Education) stopped by our both at Ritz Crafters. She and I have a passion for educating and […]