Sundrop Jewelry Press

Green LA Girl
March 04 2010

Sundrop Jewelry: Green jewelry designed using solar power and gravity

Already a fan of recycled glass jewelry? How about sun-and-gravity designed glass jewelry? Harnessing those natural forces is what a cute Minneapolis company called Sundrop Jewelry is doing to delight science geeks and eco-fashionistas alike.

Carleton Weekly
February 01 2010

Sundrop Jewelry - Made by Alums

The Carleton Bookstore is pleased to be carrying a new and unique style of jewelry - all created by three Carleton alums.

New York Times
December 30 2009

Broadband, Yes. Toilet, No.

On a trip to the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico during spring break, Bretwood Higman and Erin McKittrick found themselves on a beach, holding a battered tourist map. Sick of the collegiate shenanigans around them, Mr. Higman suggested they ditch the bars, take the map and walk the 30 miles of shoreline to the next town.

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June 17 2009

Sundrop Jewelry: Baubles Powered by Solar Rays

Talk about soaking up some rays this summer. Sundrop Jewelry uses a giant 31-by-41-inch Fresnel lens - originally designed for lighthouses - to focus the the power of that bright orange orb in the sky to melt glass into delicate teardrops.

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Star Tribune
May 12 2009

Sun Powers this Jewelry Business

How did a paleontologist, a writer/environmental activist, a softwear designer and a geologist end up running a jewelry business? Well, it all started, as these things so often do, with fire.

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January 14 2009

Sundrop Glass Earrings

I am constantly amazed at the new ways that independant jewelers come up with to make unique and interesting jewelry. With today's increased awareness about our impact on the planet, a new inspiring trend of socially and environmentally aware jewelry is happening...

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Environmental News Network
December 14 2007

Solar Powered...Jewelry?

As a child, did you ever use a magnifying glass to barbeque ants? Sizzle flies? Burn leaves? Don't worry, we won't tell. Someone who may fall into this category has found an ingenious way to harness the sun's power to make jewelry.

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