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The Origin of the Broken Image Chain

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The Origin of the Broken Image Chain

As founders, Fasil and I wanted to create a jewelry design that represented our philosophy and aesthetic. After several discussions, we settled on designing something based on Marsh Chamberlain's design of the "broken image link" icon for Netscape made in the early days of the internet.  The original design is a 14X16 array of pixels so we decided to translate the design on a 1:1 scale where each 1X1 pixel became a 1mmX1mm portion of the pendant. Using this logical framework, we figured out the proportion of all of the elements of the pendant from its depth to the thickness of...

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