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Meaningful Gifts: Extraordinary stories and pictures about jewelry and the culture of collecting, making and gifting at Burning Man.
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    Friend of Jewelry of the Playa: Gets you listed on the THANK YOU Hall of Fame on the “Jewelry of the Playa” website and email updates on the progress of the book. Don't think this is an unimportant level, just because it's $5! At Burning Man itself, each of us make possible a remarkable and generous celebration of creativity.

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    Supporter of Jewelry of the Playa:
    A picture of your name being celebrated on the playa at Burning Man 2014 will hold a prominent place on the Jewelry of the Playa website. Plus you get listed on the THANK YOU Hall of Fame on the website and email updates on the progress of the book.

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    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    Limulus polyphemus pendant! (Horseshoe Crab). You'll receive one of a limited re-issue of Pendant Project's most popular pieces! This bronze pendant was created by Sumner Silverman for Burning Man 2009. One of the stories involving this pendant—its retrieval from the ashes of the burnt Temple—was the original inspiration for this book.
    You will also receive all the rewards from the $10 donor level.

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    Saturday Arrival Special:
    Thank you for believing in this project and being an early supporter!
    Receive a copy of "Jewelry of the Playa," signed by the authors and photographer, for a special early supporter price. This is like getting into Burning Man on Saturday before the crowds.
    You will also receive everything from the $10 donor level.

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    JEWELRY OF THE PLAYA BOOK, Kickstarter edition: Crack open a glossy, hard-backed copy of “Jewelry of the Playa” fresh off the press and sweet with the smell of new ink! Kickstarter donors will have their copy signed by the authors and photographer.
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    Horseshoe Crab Evolution:
    Get “Jewelry of the Playa” as an advance publication! Signed by the authors and the photographer. Included in a special box, you'll also receive a Limulus polyphemus pendant! (Horseshoe Crab), one of a limited re-issue of Pendant Project's most popular pieces. This bronze pendant was created by Sumner Silverman for Burning Man 2009. One of the stories involving this pendant—its retrieval from the ashes of the burnt Temple—was the original inspiration for this book.
    You will also receive everything from the $10 donor level.

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    Triple Pendant Backer:
    Participants at this level will receive all three bronze pendants created by Sumner Silverman: the Horseshoe Crab, Phoenix Rising, and Erotix. You'll also receive an original photograph signed by the book's photographer George Post AND “Jewelry of the Playa” signed by the authors and photographer.
    You will also receive everything from the $10 donor level.

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    2 Copies of the JEWELRY OF THE PLAYA BOOK, Kickstarter edition: Crack open a glossy, hard-backed copy of “Jewelry of the Playa” fresh off the press and sweet with the smell of new ink! Kickstarter donors will have their copy signed by the authors and photographer. You will also receive everything from the $10 donor level.

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    3 Copies of the JEWELRY OF THE PLAYA BOOK, Kickstarter edition: Crack open a glossy, hard-backed copy of “Jewelry of the Playa” fresh off the press and sweet with the smell of new ink! Kickstarter donors will have their copy signed by the authors and photographer. You will also receive everything from the $10 donor level.

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    The Silver Horseshoe Crab:
    At this level you receive a polished sterling silver Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) pendent created by Sumner Silverman, a copy of Jewelry of the Playa signed by the authors and photographer, and an original photograph signed by the book's photographer George Post.
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    5 Copies of the JEWELRY OF THE PLAYA BOOK, Kickstarter edition: Crack open a glossy, hard-backed copy of “Jewelry of the Playa” fresh off the press and sweet with the smell of new ink! Kickstarter donors will have their copy signed by the authors and photographer. You will also receive everything from the $10 donor level.

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    Triple Silver Pendant Supporter: You'll receive all three pendants, in a polished sterling silver, created by Sumner Silverman: Horseshoe Crab, Phoenix Rising, and Erotix. You will also receive a copy of “Jewelry of the Playa” signed by the authors and photographer, and an original photograph signed by the book's photographer George Post.
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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    Salt of the Earth Supporter: One of the things that makes the Playa so unique are the alkali salts it contains, and likewise, one of the things that makes this project unique are supporters like you.
    As a sign of gratitude Karen Christians will work with you to design and create three custom resin inlay pendants.
    Further, your edition of "Jewelry of the Playa" will not only be signed by the authors and photographer, it will also contain a personalized message.
    Donors at this level also receive everything from the $500 level.

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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    Private Instruction:
    You are the kind of person who is interested in learning how to make their own meaningful gifts through the art of jewelry. At this level Karen will fly you out to Somerville, MA (from within the continental United States), put you up in a hotel, and give you a private jewelry making lesson where you will learn to make your own resin inlay pendants.
    Donors at this level will also receive everything from the $500, plus your signed copy of "Jewelry of the Playa" will contain a personalized message.

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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    A Red Playa Diamond: This is your chance to get a truly unique one of a kind item. A conflict free, lab grown quarter karat red (fire) diamond using the carbon ashes gathered from either the Man Burn or the Temple Burn. You choose the year the ashes come from between 2006 – 2014. The diamond can be faceted or raw and professionally set. You choose the style.
    Donors at this level will also receive everything from the $500, plus your signed copy of "Jewelry of the Playa" will contain a personalized message.

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