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I'm making 100 Enamel pins & accessories as an homage to the classic animated romance about love with a mathematics twist.
I'm making 100 Enamel pins & accessories as an homage to the classic animated romance about love with a mathematics twist.
19 backers pledged $633 to help bring this project to life.

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The Dot and the Line a Romance in Mathematics & Enamel Pins

$633

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What I'm doing:

In celebration of love and mathematics, I'd like to created this collection of 100 enamel pins and coordinating accessories. It's a pretty big collection so I need your help to do it!

The Story:

The animated short was, like all the best stories, a book first. Written and illustrated by Norton Juster (who also wrote The Phantom Tollbooth), and was published by Random House in 1963. The story was inspired by Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, in which the protagonist visits a one-dimensional universe called Lineland, where women are dots and men are lines.  

I was recently reminded of this mathematically inclined, Academy award winning, romantic, short animated film (produced by Chuck Jones of Bugs Bunny fame, etc...) when my brother (a data scientist) announced his engagement to a fun-loving, beautiful, and vibrant entertainer from London. He has always been an enigmatic "line" and I was excited to hear that he had finally found his "dot", thus I was inspired to make this collection of enamel pins and accessories.

Watch the Cartoon! 

The Kickstarter goal is set to the absolute minimum I need to make 100 Dot + Line pins. I'll be giving you free domestic shipping.  

Other accessories will be unlocked as funding for them increases based on vote by pledge tier. 

For example, lets say I make funding for the pins, then any type of accessory that receives a combination of 10 backers (or close to it) will also be produced. 

So, if the earrings in gold receive 2 backers but the black version receives 8 backers then BOTH the gold and black versions will be produced because I only need to have one mold created that will work for both colors. If you have questions about this, please email me, I'm happy to elaborate or clarify anything.

If I don't make enough to fund the entire collection (about 1K) and you've pledged at a higher level than what get's produced, you'll have the option to double up on what's unlocked or choose from pins and accessories that I've made in the past. You can see those things here.

Dot + Line Enamel Pins are Now Fully Funded!!
Dot + Line Enamel Pins are Now Fully Funded!!

After the primary goal is reached, as long as 10 people back for these items, I'll produce them in limited 100 piece batches according to demand.

Still Frame Pin: Dot + Line + Squiggle
Still Frame Pin: Dot + Line + Squiggle

 

Dot + Line Earrings
Dot + Line Earrings

 

Dot + Line + Squiggle Pendants
Dot + Line + Squiggle Pendants

 

Dot + Line Cuff-Links
Dot + Line Cuff-Links

Shipping: 

Domestic (U.S) shipping is included on all reward tiers! 

Canada: 9.00 UK & Australia: 13.00 

 Everywhere else: 15.00

Don't see a reward tier that has exactly what you'd like to get? 

Just reach out and let me know what you want, I'm happy to add the options you'd most like to see!

Please follow me on Instagram! 

@OGHMC and/or @Holly_with_a_why I post a lot of project updates there, so if you want the first news, that is the best place to get it.

Risks and challenges

This is the part where I tell you everything that could go wrong, but hopefully won't and also some other info that's good to keep in mind:

1. The BIGGEST challenge I have is getting the word out about the project. I'm an introvert and I'm super shy about asking for help (money/exposure, etc...) so getting the word out about the project really isn't easy for me, but that's where y'all come in! If each of you shares it just one or two times, you'll have way more impact on getting these produced than if I annoy my same 424 FB friends 5x a day for a month.

2. International backers are responsible for any extra taxes or postage due once you get your package. I try to make sure all the paperwork is filled out correctly, and that there's adequate postage applied to your package, but for some reason the government may decide it wants to take a little extra. This is not my fault.

3. When your shipping label is printed out, if you have given me your email, you will receive a tracking number. This doesn't mean that your package has been dropped in the mail yet, only that the label has been printed. Give it a few days before you start tracking.

4. I'll always be transparent with y'all about everything that's going on, even if there's bad news, so if you want to know something about the project and I haven't addressed it yet, just ask!

5. I set the delivery date to April just in case something happens, but I would love to get these out by the beginning of March. I probably won't be able to make them in time for Valentines Day.

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    1 Dot + Line Enamel Pin: Black

    1.7" Hard Enamel Pin + Swarovski Shimmer Crystal Element + Backer Card

    Locking clasp

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    1 Dot + Line Enamel Pin: 14K Gold Plate

    1.75" Hard Enamel Pin + Swarovski Shimmer Crystal Element + Backer Card

    Locking clasp

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    Still Frame Pin

    1 Still Frame (dot + line + squiggle) hard enamel pin in 14K Gold Plate + Swarovski Shimmer Crystal Element.

    Includes Presentation card

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    Dot + Squiggle Pendant

    Receive the 1.5" x .85" 14K Gold Plated Dot + Squiggle pendant with Swarovski Shimmer Crystal embellishment.

    Includes 18" Rolo Chain
    + Presentation Card

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    Dot + Line Earrings: 14K Gold Plate

    1 pair of 14K gold plated earrings (nickel free) with Swarovski Shimmer Crystal embellishment.

    Presentation Card (or box if we raise enough funding)

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    Dot + Line Earrings: Black

    1 pair of Dot + Line earrings in black (nickel free) with Swarovski Shimmer Crystal embellishment.

    Presentation Card (or box if we raise enough funding)

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    Pin Set

    Receive 2 Pins of your choice
    Includes
    Dot + Line in black or gold + Still Frame Pin.

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    Old Love + New Love

    Receive 1 Dot + Line Pin or Still Frame pin
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    1 of any of my other pin designs

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    Dot + Enigmatic Line Pendant

    Receive the 14K gold plated Dot + Enigmatic Line Pendant + Swarovski Shimmer Crystal element.
    Includes 18" Rolo Chain + Presentation card.

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    Dot + Line Cuff-links: 14K Gold Plate

    Receive the 14K gold plated Dot + Line cuff-links with Swarovski Shimmer Crystal element.
    Includes presentation card (or box if we raise enough funding)

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    Dot + Line Cuff-links: Black

    Receive the black nickel plated Dot + Line cuff-links with Swarovski Shimmer Crystal element.

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    2 Pins + 1 Pendant

    Receive 2 Pins of your choice + 1 Pendant of your choice.
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    Dot + Line in black or gold and the Still Frame Pin.
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    Choice of either pendant option.

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    Bridal/Wedding Gift Set

    Receive:

    1 Dot + line Pin (black or gold, your choice)
    1 Still Frame Pin
    1 Pair of earrings (black or gold, your choice)
    1 Pendant + 18" Rolo Chain (your choice)
    1 Pair of Cuff-Links (black or gold, your choice)

    Includes presentation cards for each item.

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Funding period

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