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Nervous Systems

Mother Nature may be cruel, but she’s a wicked designer. Design duo Nervous System (MIT Grads, Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg) makes lovely jewelery inspired by the algorithms of nature, they formulate and idea, then create a pattern generating algorithm in the computer. In the end, thy are able to manufacture these beautiful silicone forms resembling radiolarians, plant cells and even the familiar honey comb. Radiolarians? Plant cells? Ok, ok, it’s all microscopic and sciencey… and it’s beautiful

Nervous System on Etsy

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14 comments for “Nervous Systems”

  1. That necklace is so beautiful! I don’t wear very much jewelery, but if I had to money I definitely wouldn’t mind sporting one of these.

    Posted by Sabrina | April 25, 2008, 9:38 am
  2. I’ve been in love with Nervous Systems for so long now! A classmate sent me the link (during our Fund Development class, heh), and it’s been a favorite ever since.

    And I’m especially loving that purple top the model is wearing, too. Yum!

    Posted by Ashe Mischief | April 25, 2008, 9:57 am
  3. wow they’re gorgeous!!!

    K

    Posted by The Fashion Assistant and her Camera | April 25, 2008, 11:41 am
  4. I’m actually allergic to metals, so the only jewelery I wear is brooches-and theirs are beautiful! Thanks for the tip! Now, how cheeky would it be to email the link to everyone I know, with my birthday just around the corner? Hee hee.

    Posted by Amanda Nicole | April 25, 2008, 11:47 am
  5. Absolutely gorgeous! I wouldn’t mind spending loads of money one those! Or two! hah!

    Posted by RabidAppleChunks | April 25, 2008, 12:42 pm
  6. Those. Are. Amazing.

    I’m going there right now!

    Luv!
    Poochie

    Posted by Princess Poochie | April 25, 2008, 7:12 pm
  7. oh wow, that necklace is absolutely gorg.

    Posted by my love for you. | April 25, 2008, 9:51 pm
  8. damn, this is sure making the rounds lately.

    Posted by kim | April 25, 2008, 10:50 pm
  9. i remember reading about this in my local weeklies. being an engineer, i was waaay intrigued! good catch.

    Posted by dreamecho | April 26, 2008, 10:15 pm
  10. love that you profiled them! i used to live a couple blocks from them in Cambridge back when they were still living in MA and doing business on etsy. they are growing by leaps and bounds. i got the dendrite earrings for valentine’s day from my boy and i love them to bits!

    Posted by c in c | April 27, 2008, 10:05 pm
  11. Nice! Such unique looking jewellry with interesting origins. I’ve heard of others doing something similar as well with furniture, but sadly their name escapes me atm :(

    Posted by MizzJ | April 28, 2008, 10:22 pm
  12. Saw these in Surface mag and it was instant love…

    Posted by susie_bubble | April 29, 2008, 7:50 am
  13. Lovely, airy designs. And well-priced!

    Posted by Kezia | April 29, 2008, 3:43 pm
  14. WOW!

    Posted by Karina | April 29, 2008, 5:16 pm

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