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Embrace is a 72 ft wooden cathedral-like sculpture of two human figures, in celebration of all our relationships for Burning Man 2014.
730 backers pledged $52,099 to help bring this project to life.
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    Embrace stickers!!! Who doesn't love stickers? You know, they stick to stuff... and things. Also our love and gratitude forever.

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    Can Coozies! Koozies? Cozy? How ever you spell that word, they are even better with an Embrace logo. You know whats great? Cold beer! Not so great- warm beer and cold hands! You need at least one for each hand...

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    Get a custom Embrace bandanna! Keep the sweat out of your eyes, protect your face from dust, look pretty cool while doing that stuff. Embrace your face!

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    Sassy Embrace Booty Shorts! Some people like to keep their booty covered. Bonus- they look great on the floor. Not just for ladies.

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    Bootie shorts and Bandana!!! Its a combo, and it saves you 5 dollars. You can be fully dressed on the Playa!

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    Already got your bottom covered? Time to cover your top!! Wearing an Embrace t-shirt is a great way to show your love. They make awesome gifts, too! This 100% cotton T-shirt will be minty fresh with a white logo.

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    Read carefully, this option is the same but different. For all you ninjas, new yorkers or those who just prefer the dark side, this option is for a black T shirt with white logo.

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    Medallions. Ohhh this is what you've been looking for. A snazzy way to show you support Embace with a beautiful fashion piece that will layer well with other schwag. Comes on a pretty cord.

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    COMBO- Shirt and Medallion. Do you want both a shirt and a medallion? Do you want to save $20 and still support us? Embrace shirt and Embrace Medallion.

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    This one is for our thirsty friends out there. A shiny new flask etched with the Embrace logo.

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    Haven't you always wanted a monkey? I am kidding, we can't give you a monkey, but you can own your very own laser cut radial Embrace model! Made of baltic birch, will stand about 6" tall and rock any space.

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    HOODIES!!!! Everyone loves an awesome hoodie. Especially in the desert at night. We have awesome 100% cotton black hoodies with the embrace logo on the front and the back. Just make sure to put your name on it, because people really love them!

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    Do you like beer? Wine? Alcohol of any type? Did you answer yes to one or more of the previous questions? Then do we have a deal for you! Package deal on a flask, a coozie, and a hand forged bottle opener! This is a rad deal, you will love our package.

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    Combo: Hoodie and Medallion. Stay warm with a coveted Embrace hoodie during the night and show off your bronze Embrace Medallion during the day.

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    COMBO- Hoodie, Shirt and Medallion. Here they are, the 3 pieces of schwag everyone wants together! Be that guy. No seriously, we want to build this and you need to clothes.

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    SUPER COMBO- Hoodie, Shirt, Medallion, Booty Shorts and the Bandana. You can run around half naked during the day and then dress up at night. Or, you could just share it with friends and save a bunch of money together!

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    Embrace lanterns: the internal cathedral of Embrace will be lit by beautiful laser cut wooden lanterns, and this is your chance to make one yours.

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    Pledge US$ 550 or more About US$ 550

    Take a small piece of the art home with you. We will take one of the stairs from the structure, with all of the loving wear from the multitude of people walking on it, and laser etch a photo of the project along with a thank you to you for your loving support.

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    Pledge US$ 1,500 or more About US$ 1,500

    Playa art seems to come and go in the blink of an eye. Oil Paintings create a lineage, a piece of history forever remembered. Matt Schultz will paint an Oil Painting of Embrace for you to display for years to come

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    Pledge US$ 2,500 or more About US$ 2,500

    18'' Layered Embrace Model. For this level of donation you deserve a very special thank you. We will be crafting three small wooden models of the sculpture painstakingly pieced together by a very grateful crew member.

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    Pledge US$ 3,000 or more About US$ 3,000

    6" hand sculpted Bronze Embrace. This desktop size model of the sculpture will be cast as a one of a kind, museum quality miniature for three very lucky donors by Mischell Riley. These are pretty amazing!!!

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    Pledge US$ 7,500 or more About US$ 7,500

    30'' Layered Embrace Model. This is a big one. We will be so overwhelmingly grateful to a donor of this magnitude, we will be presenting you with the original wooden model of Embrace! Laser cut birch wood layers stack to form the gorgeous silouhette of Embrace, this model is a stunningly impressive art piece on its own.

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

    A one of a kind, beautiful hand sculpted bronze Embrace. 18" tall. Only one will be made by Mischell Riley. Own one of the most beautiful pieces of art we have produced outside of the piece it's based on.

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    Hand forged Embrace bottle opener. Ok these things are pretty cool. Take a railroad spike, a forge, a ton of handwork and you have a custom one of a kind bottle opener made by the pirates who made The Pier!

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    This one is special. We are offering a hand rendered illustration on archival paper of the project by the Lead Artist: Matthew Schultz. Each illustration is unique and will include a short story about the origin of Embrace.

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    This reward level will allow you (and 3 people you'd like to embrace) to enjoy a 4 hour art tour on playa in the fabulous "Oh Bee-hive" art car!

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