Ada Lovelace, mother of computer programming, was a gifted mathematician who worked with Charles Babbage to create instructions for his "Analytical Engine" (a precursor to the modern computer). Born in 1815, she wrote extensive notes for Babbage's paper, including a fundamental insight that the Analytical Engine, "might act upon other things besides number." Ada envisioned using the computer in ways even Babbage hadn't dreamed of, and is now widely considered to be the world's first computer programmer.
In celebration of Ada, and of women in computer science, we have designed a hand-soldered glass pendant with Ada's portrait on one side, and a quote from her writings on the other. Using lead-free solder, the oval pendant measures 30mm by 20mm and hangs on a beautiful antique-style gunmetal chain. You may choose the chain length: long (32" - good for wearing over shirts and sweaters), or short (18" - good for showing off the pendant on the chest). The pendant is water-resistant, but not water-proof, so wear it while coding, but take it off when coding underwater.
The necklace is beautiful. It arrived earlier than the expected date. It is well made and most of all it is in support of the sciences. I couldn't ask for anything more.
Ada Lovelace loved by all
Bought this and the Dopamine necklace for my wife for Christmas - she loves them! Shipped and arrived quickly, packaged nicely. Would certainly order from Boutique Academia again.
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A five star rating well deserved... Boutique Academia provides a great and efficient service and the Tardigrade necklace I bought, without any problem, is as beautiful as I thought... Love the concept !
fun and good quality stuff! At very reasonable prices!
i am a biologist who works as a chemist with a sister who is an engineer. I love finding jewelry and key fobs that represent what i do. i have been sharing the business cards that came in the box with each item with fellow STEM women. They are also rather geeked about this. YAY! it it about time someone did this!
The pendant has a nice weight to it, and it's the perfect size. Orion was the first constellation I was able to identify, and it remains my favorite. Very pleased to be able to have it near me even when it's no longer in the night sky.
I bought this for my girlfriend’s birthday coming up. When it arrived, I was pleased by its weight; it does not feel like lightweight, cheap construction so I’m not worried about it deforming if it gets dropped.
We gave one of our purchases, the atom necklace, to my daughters favorite teacher. She wore it the next day and her fellow science teachers all commented on how much they liked it. My daughter chose the blue nebula necklace for herself and loves it! We will definitely be back for more!
From a fantastic design, great craftsmanship, and quality materials this necklace is unbelievable. The best part is the center cover that pivots to reveal the interior of the virus. It is one of those necklaces that people just have to comment and ask about.
The T4 phage earrings are very comfortable, not heavy at all. I don't notice them until their heads brush against my neck... or catch on a scarf or sweater. (The collar whiskers are blunt but snaggy, easily dealt with if you're mindful of it.) (Dear Reader, I was not initially mindful.) I'm very pleased with them, and may have to get the necklace as well. A very fun find.
Bought this necklace for my math and science loving daughter. Not only was it the perfect gift but it arrived only 3 days after ordered and in a box too! Which I thought was nice but my daughter immediately noticed the science and math designs and loved the box too.
This necklace is great quality and beautifully made. I can't wait to give it to my math nerd daughter on 3/14. It's ok that I call her a math nerd because she gets it from me. 😉 I will order from them again. Oh yes, everyone also mentions the box it comes in - one word - AWESOME!
I received this and the eclipse necklace for Valentine's Day. I had seen the globe necklace on the website and can assure you it is SO MUCH PRETTIER in person! I was worried it would be a little hokey, but it's not at all. I am a college professor and received several compliments from colleagues the first day I wore it!
I absolutely love this necklace. This and another necklace were my Valentine's Day gifts :) The eclipse necklace is a little larger than a quarter and so pretty. I am a biology and ecology professor and I love to have jewelry that is subtly related to my field. This is scientific without being too kitschy.