"Carpe noctem" -- Latin for "sieze the night." For astronomers, success depends on making the most of the night. The rest of us in academia, through choice or procrastination, also endeavor to squeeze every last ounce of productivity from the midnight hours. Sooo...since we were up late anyway, we had this phrase hand-stamped on a 1" brushed nickel pendant. (Note: for hand-stamped items, the exact placement and look of the lettering may vary slightly.) The piece is domed, with a soft matte finish, and hangs on your choice of an adjustable black cotton cord or a steel snake chain.
Midnight computer programmers
People who work late and sleep late by choice (aka "academics"...it's a lifestyle)
I bought this as a gift for my sister. She loves it! When the chain I requested for the necklace was out of stock, they reached out to me about it and gave me alternatives which was super nice! Shipped quickly too.
Everyone loved their gifts from your pop up store before Christmas! Very reasonable in price too.
Carpe Noctem necklace
I bought this necklace to give my wife for Valentine's Day. Great looking pendant and chain. I'm so excited to give this to her.
The necklace I purchased came very quickly, and was better than I had hoped for. I will definitely buy again from Boutique Academia; besides the unique style, I believe it to be great quality.
Love my necklace!
I ordered the Carpe Noctem necklace. I work a night shift job and it is a perfect reflection of my life!
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My daughter, who is a biology teacher in the Denver Public Schools, was thrilled with the jewelry that represents the concepts in Biology. She especially like the necklace with the molecular representation of the coffee bean attached to a cup of coffee. I appreciated the assistance I received from your representative. All the best.
This was the perfect gift for my nerdy girlfriend who is going to school for microbiology. She has a huge interest in molecular structures and chemistry, so this naturally was one of those things that she would adore. It arrived in time for Christmas and was packaged neatly, she even kept the box for the cover art. Will definitely consider you guys for future gifts.
I have ordered a number of pieces in the last couple of years and Boutique Academia is one of my daughter’s favorite places to come for unique STEM inspired jewelry. Plus as an engineering major, she says the pieces tend to spark a few conversations whenever she wears them.
I recently purchased the Solar Spectrum Bar Necklace for my other daughter who is also an engineering major and she absolutely loved it. She’s loved everything rainbow since she was 5. And having just finished Physics II, she has a whole new appreciation for the Solar Spectrum. This was the perfect gift for my engineering student.
We bought necklaces for two of our grandchildren, and they love them. A perfect gift! Boutique Academia was a pleasure to work with, and the merchandise arrived on time, or even early. We are very pleased with our experience, and would recommend them to anyone looking for a unique gift, or for your own use.