[meteorite-list] seeking to commission jeweler for small lunar pendant

From: Mark Hammergren <mhammergren_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:09:30 -0600
Message-ID: <CAGXJ7aB=prZhueuk_C6itdrq-4d=aYU_mvT3kkJa+23qTuo0xg_at_mail.gmail.com>

Dear list,

One of my coworkers is a volunteer for the local Make-A-Wish chapter
and has recently arranged for a sick little girl and her family to get
a behind-the-scenes tour of our workplace (the Adler Planetarium).
Even if we can't literally fulfill her wishes (meeting Katy Perry, and
going to the Moon), it struck me that I could genuinely give a little
bit of the Moon to her.

I would greatly appreciate it if anyone could refer me to a jeweler
who could mount a small lunar meteorite (which I would supply from my
personal collection) in a pendant. I'm not asking for a donation; I'm
absolutely willing to pay a fair commission out of my own pocket. I
figured I'd ask the list since I know some talented jewelers are
members, and I'd prefer to work with someone who has experience
working with small, relatively fragile meteorites.

I'm afraid the timeline is very tight; we're meeting the girl and her
family on March 9. I just found out about the visit a couple days ago.

Thanks very much in advance, and please feel free to contact me off list.

Very best regards,
-- Mark
Received on Tue 11 Feb 2014 05:09:30 PM PST

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