Friday, April 04, 2008


Armillary Sphere Ring

The Brass Goggles blog points to this amazing creation by the Acanthusleaf Design studio: an armillary sphere ring.

Here's the ring closed, able to be worn:

And here's the ring opened into a full armillary sphere:

How cool is that? Don't be surprised to see something like this turn up in one of my stories, sooner or later.

Pretty, but being made of brass you wouldn't want to wear it long - oils & sweat from your skin will pit it pretty quick.
Mmm. Good point. And gold might be too soft for something with elements as thin as this. Gold plated, perhaps?
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