Small Statements: Displaying Geek Style Through Jewelry

Small Statements: Displaying Geek Style Through Jewelry

Don't they frequently say on fashion TV shows how much of a difference accessories can make to your outfit? If you are looking to make a statement about your hobbies, OS preference, or general tech love, why not say it with jewelry? We've brought together this collection, which includes some picks from our archives, to celebrate nerd style. Bonus points if you go the DIY route, showcasing not only your geekyness but also your DIY chops.

1) iNecklace: First spotted on TUAW the iNecklace by Adafruit Industries is touted as the "world's first open source necklace." Everything you need to know to make your own pulsating LED power button necklace is available from GitHub, but if you prefer to opt out of the DIY route they are available ready to wear from Adafruit Industries for $75.

2) HMTL Necklace: Created by Brooklyn based artist Sakurako Shimizu, this clever necklace displays the HTML needed to center the word "jewelry."

3) Keyboard Rings: Mac or PC, choose your OS with these rings from Etsy seller Creative Dexterity. Rings vary in price from $38 - $100

4) Electronic Component Earrings: Follow Instructables user Zazenergy's lead and turn some spare capacitors and resistors into earrings.

5) Undo Necklace: We love the fun graphic acrylic necklaces from LA based Plastique* in addition to the Command Z necklace shown here, Plastique* also has typography themed necklaces. $20

6) Morse Code Necklace: Brought to you by COATT of Portland, this necklace displays the Morse Code for SOS. $36

7) LED Circuit Pendant: Show off your electronic hobby skills by following Instructables user Kabapu's instructions and making your own LED circuit pendant.

8) Touchpad Necklace: Display your PC laptop love with this necklace made from a recycled touchpad by Etsy artisan DandyFlorence. $10

9) Old School Typewriter Key Jewelry: Finding jewelry made out of old school typewriter keys is easy as pie. The pictured pieces are from WhatsYourType.com but Etsy is also a great source for similar pieces.

What's your favorite piece of geeky jewelry?

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