Thursday, 12 April 2012

Weird Science

If you're not of scientific mind you may want to look away now...  I found so much cool sci-fi stuff while researching this blog I already have enough items for a sci-fi themed blog tomorrow.  But for today we're celebrating science fact as only the Cute Kids Clocks blog can - with knitting, novelty hedgehogs, cushions, jewellery and a giant planet-eating monster!

Constellations Badges by BadgeTheBadger
£3.60 (+ 85p p&p)
A glimpse of the heavens in these four pinback button badges, bearing accurate star maps of four of the most well-known constellations in the night sky: Cassiopeia, Orion, Pegasus, and the Plough -- that's the one that points to the North Star, so if you get lost out in the dark, just hold the badge in the right direction, and you'll soon be home again!  Each badge is a 1 inch (2.54 cm) in diameter, and the set is mounted on card and presented in a clear cellophane bag.

Amigurumi Conical Flask Paperweight by ButterflyLove1
£12.91 (+ £4.84 p&p)
You'll be the talk of the lab with this super cute frothing flask paperweight.  Use it to keep papers in order, frighten the cleaners or simply cheer yourself up!  This lovely plushie was hand knitted out of soft man made yarn, is stuffed with hypo-allergenic polyfil and is weighted with a nice washed stone. It measures approximately 5 inches high. 

Transistor Stud Earrings by RoboTreasure
£9 (+ £1.50 p&p)
These electric transistor stud earrings look subtle to the untrained eye, but can also be a great talking point for anyone with an interest in electronics.  The front of each earring is made from a 2N2369 silicon NPN transistor, in a TO-18 metal case.  The posts and butterfly backs are made from Sterling Silver.  The transistors are approx 5 mm wide. Each stud is 17 mm long in total.

Albert Einstein Hedgehog Ornament by TheHouseOfMouse
£19.37 (+ £1.61 p&p)
Albert Einstein Hedgehog is a genius and will happily come to your home and theorize with you for hours on the meaning of the universe. This little hedgie wears a black suit and has his trademark untidy white hair and moustache. Albert Einstein Hedgie was hand sewn using felt, silks, ribbon, beads, fake fur, paper, card, glue, cotton, monofilament and he is stuffed with polyfil. He stands approximately 2.5inches tall (6.5cm) His costume is not removable.

Nerdy Periodic Table Cufflinks by CufflinkWorkshop
£17.43 (+ £1.94 p&p)
'Nerdy' periodic table cufflinks. These are made by the Cufflink Workshop and come in a smart silver cardboard cufflink box. They are of a good quality and are silver plated with the image set into resin. Size - 16mm.

Amethyst Nucleus Ring by NRjewellerydesign
£63.99 (+ free delivery)
A chunky sterling silver ring with a deep purple amethyst gemstone. The ring is based on a nucleus with the gemstone forming the nucleolus. The ring was formed by sweat soldering two pieces of silver together giving a nice chunky finish. The shank is 5mm wide and has dotted swirls stamped along it. The ring has been given a brushed antique finish to highlight the detail.  Size: focal piece approx 20mm (0.8 inch) wide. UK size P, US size 7-3/4.

Beaker or Flask Necklace by finestimaginary
£7.10 (+ £1.94 p&p)
Both of these measure 6.5cm tall, and are made from super clear acrylic with etched detailing on one side.  The price is for one necklace - either beaker or flask.  Strung on an 18" silver plated curb chain.

Antique Microscope Slide Necklace by houseofhirudinea
£23 (+ £3 p&p)
There's no denying it- the Victorians made some of the most beautiful looking microscope slides with their distinctive decorative cover papers and carefully handwritten descriptions.   This particular slide features a beetle antenna mounted under glass and then covered by an ornate gold and burgundy paper cover.  All links and components are soldered so you can be sure of a delicate looking but very sturdy necklace.

Solar System Cushion Cover by MyWifeYourWife
£25.83 (+ £2.58 p&p)
The design depicts the solar system, with the earths orbit being pulled out of place because an immense monster is trying to eat it, and is weighing it down. This picture is made up of applique and freehand machine embroidery.  This cushion cover is 21" x 21" (53 x 53cm). It is made from different patterned fabrics. The cover has a zip closure on the back.

Test Tube Rack Necklace by TemporalFlux
£9.68 (+ £1.49 p&p)
Show your inner geek with this miniature test tube necklace. All lined up and ready to use, these little test tubes are waiting in a wooden rack. The wooden rack is 1 1/2 inches across, and the silver plated chain is 23 inches long, with a lobster clasp. 

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for including our little Einstein Hedgie in your collection! I love geeky things! x Anna from The House of Mouse