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26 February 2009 @ 06:38 am
BIG news everybody - i've been WIRED  
somehow i hear that subject announced in the Professor's voice from Futurama. heh.

Anyway, I've been back about 1 week now and it has been a crazy busy time. Crazy. i will have photos from El Salvador I promise. There were exploding Volcanos. well... not quite exploding but shooting out big gouts of ash! clouds of it.

Anyway, I'm super super excited today. Acutally I got a copy of the WIRED edition in paper earlier but now it is up online.  It is a magazine I have read for years and years... but never expected to get a mention in.  Its a real geek rag, so hey... who would have guessed?  Clive Thompson bought one of my pieces last year and said he might mention me in an article.. in April.. but this was better than I expected.  My poor little shop is fairly understocked. It will improve though by the weekend :D

WIRED: The Revolution in Micromanufacturing

For all you ETSY people... do share it around... its quite a cool article on ETSY.



 
 
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Arklanarklan on February 26th, 2009 12:09 pm (UTC)
awesome! congrats. :D
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clockwork_zeroclockwork_zero on February 26th, 2009 12:50 pm (UTC)
Well.. i had.
alas, the plane took a wrong turn and the volcano exploded somewhere over Columbia. The plane almost crashed and due to the loud complaints on board we were forced to jettison it. Don't you read the News?
http://www.inthenews.co.uk/news/autocodes/countries/colombia/eruption-colombia-volcano-triggers-evacuation-$1269450.htm
they evacuated 8k.... but left the cows and chickens which turned to stone just like in Pompeii.
next year we'll go to Columbia and i'll bring you back a lava chicken.
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Livia Llewellyn: Red asleeplivia_llewellyn on February 26th, 2009 01:51 pm (UTC)
I asked her for a volcano, too. This is the WORST vacation I've never had! [::sobs::]
Heather: wowkadenza on February 26th, 2009 12:48 pm (UTC)
That is AWESOME! Lead paragraph! I bet your traffic is going to increase a little bit, eh?
clockwork_zeroclockwork_zero on February 26th, 2009 12:51 pm (UTC)
yes.. its been a crazy week. I have to take tomorrow off work.. and then i'll be making jewelry. Probably all night too. I uploaded a bunch of new things but need more. there were 10 sales this week!!
eee!
Erin Clarkerackle on February 26th, 2009 02:01 pm (UTC)
That is amazing, c_z! Interesting article, too, and nicely sandwiched by glowing mentions of your work. I hope you'll be free of that crazy-making job soon now that your steampunk jewelry business will be taking off!
Deejmonkeyman on February 26th, 2009 02:22 pm (UTC)
Coolness! So when are you going to hire us all as factory workers? ;)
Great White Snark: Angel Spaz Dancegi_jules on February 26th, 2009 02:29 pm (UTC)
Holy crap, that's awesome. :D
All the letters I can write: Reporting in  from Cloud Ninewendelah1 on February 26th, 2009 04:29 pm (UTC)
This is so exciting! I've been meaning to do a post on Etsy, on you and all of the artists and artisans whose work I have been adoring (and buying), so maybe this will inspire me. I have seen other steampunk there, but your jewelry is just so much--more artistic--beautiful--perfect. Well, you know I'm a fan.
Got to get a raincheck on pain [fame fame fame]: clocksnorda on February 26th, 2009 04:32 pm (UTC)
Huzzah!
das weiner klitten: cat earstailchaser on February 26th, 2009 05:29 pm (UTC)
wow.
that is so amazing

congrats!!
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Gala: air ship steamdali_muse on February 26th, 2009 08:28 pm (UTC)
*jumps up and down*

Awesome, totally awesome!
minouetteminouette on February 26th, 2009 10:31 pm (UTC)
That is totally awesome- congratulations!
mmarquesmmarques on February 26th, 2009 10:53 pm (UTC)
sweet! BTW, will you be selling at Ad Astra?
jaxiemafoozlejaxiemafoozle on February 27th, 2009 10:16 pm (UTC)
That's most excellent! Your stuff is great, I hope the sales keep rising! :D