Koch Tetrahedron Earrings (Metal)
Koch Tetrahedron Earrings (Metal)
Koch Tetrahedron Earrings (Metal)
Koch Tetrahedron Earrings (Metal)
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Koch Tetrahedron Earrings (Metal)

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These earrings represent a three-dimensional fractal. Start off with a tetrahedron (a 3D shape made of four triangles glued together). On each of the four sides, build up a smaller tetrahedron. This new shape has many more smaller triangular sides and is sometimes called a merkaba.?
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On each of the triangular sides of the new shape, build up an even smaller tetrahedron. I've stopped here for this design, but if you keep going (placing smaller and smaller tetrahedra) you'll have the whole fractal, which would be a three-dimensional analog of the Koch snowflake. ?
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Surprisingly the limiting shape of this fractal fits perfectly into a cube - so in the end it's a cube filled with tetrahedra!?

Our Metal jewelry is created through a lost-wax casting process. A mold of the object is 3D printed in high-resolution wax, a plaster mold is created around the wax, and the wax is replaced by molten metal. Brass and Bronze jewelry will patina over time.

Silver and Rhodium Plated Earrings feature stirling silver earwire. Brass and Gold Plated Earrings feature gold-filled earwire. Rose Gold Plated Earrings feature rose gold-filled earwire.