luke mastrangelo
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mobius: charm necklace

2016 / necklace for my fiancée, cast in white gold by a technique of 3D printing and 'lost wax' casting with Shapeways, then finished at Cresalia Jewelers. The challenge was in taming the unruly nature of a Mobius Strip: an 'unbreakable' endless loop with curious geometric properties. A path traced on its surface always leads back to the same point despite traversing both sides. If cut down its middle, creates a longer strip with more twists, if cut again, forms new interlocking rings. 

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