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Ada Lovelace Necklace

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.

Perfect for:

  • Programmers, hackers, coders, techies
  • Analysts, testers, designers, gurus
  • Women who make computers
  • ...and women who make computers do stuff

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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews

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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We are so sure that you (or your lucky gift recipient) will love our jewelry that we have a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee! If you are unhappy with your order for any reason, even if you just decided it wasn't your style after all, simply mail back your undamaged, unworn jewelry and we will give you a full refund minus shipping. Check our reviews... our goal is to get ALL THE STARS. If you have any kind of problem with your order, please email us at maile@boutiqueacademia.com. We want all of our customers to be completely satisfied!