The photo on our web page ( http://www.nanojems.com/jems.html) of a dime on top of a NanoJem® crystal was taken with a basic digital camera and a jeweler's loupe.
Legible without magnification: Constitution of the United States of America
Legible with 40x magnification: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect...
Legible with 100x magnification: ...Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
The stripes of the US flag are composed of the Articles of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and are visible through a high powered microscope. The beginning of three stripes (columns of this text) are visible below the dime, to the right of the stars in the photo at right. All of the stripes and two enlarged sections of text are also shown below the photo.