Lunar and Martian meteorites inside a high-quality glass sphere to give them protection and a form that can further be integrated into diverse creations from various artists and designers.

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METEORITES

Materials with a long journey through space.

The lunar surface is fully exposed to outer space due to the absence of the atmosphere. When large asteroids hit the Moon, the collision causes lunar material to lift and disperse. The impact has to be forceful enough in order for lunar rocks to reach the Moon’s escape velocity and make it to outer space. The minimum particle speed required for this to happen is 2.38 km/s. Once the material escapes the Moon’s gravity, rock fragments are captured by the gravitational fields of either the Earth or the Sun. When such fragments fall on the Earth, they are called lunar meteorites.

MOON NWA 11273

Collected on Earth by the world's most recognized scientists and renowned collectors from the International Society for Meteoritics and Planetary Science. Fragments used are trackable in the World's database of Space Material (Meteoritical Bulletin). Each lunar meteorite comes with its official name and classification that guarantees the legitimacy of the meteorite.

Our in-house team consists of meteorite experts, holding university degrees in meteoritic sciences and classifying space material for the International Space Material Database.

Explore Lunar meteorites in detail.

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MARS NWA 12564

The second space rock that picked our attention is martian meteorite or a meteoritic material from Mars.

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MUSEUM VERIFIED

We are honored to have among friends a great scientist who is an active contributor to the meteorite community, an author, and the chief curator of the largest display of space material in the world at the Natural History Museum in Vienna, Dr. Ludovic Ferriere. Between his scientific work and taking care of the international meteorite treasure, Dr. Ferriere also travels the globe in search of new impact craters to be confirmed.

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CRAFT

Did you know that glass forms by the impact of the meteorite?

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CRAFTING PROCESS

The crafting process is truly unique. It requires patience and careful sample preparation before it is inserted inside the glass at very high temperatures.

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100% HANDCRAFTED

Each Spherica is handcrafted individually. Using a technique developed by Ana and one of the best glassblowers in Europe, the carefully selected meteoritic fragment of the Moon is placed inside a high-quality glass sphere in our own glass studio. Each lunar fragment is unique and no two are the same.

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SPHERICAL FORM, GLASS AND DIMENSION

The glass, as well as the spherical form of Spherica, are both connected to the outer space environment.  In outer space, drops of liquid always form spheres. And glass forms by the impact of a meteorite when source materials are modified by heat and pressure. 
Standard Spherica diameter is 1cm. Other dimensions are obtainable upon custom inquiry to perfectly fit your product design.

 

TECHNOLOGY

To bring you out of this world.

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MACHINE LEARNING AND AUGMENTED REALITY

We have developed a machine-learning algorithm recognising Spherica and activating augmented reality.

AR VIEW

Mobile only

Click the AR button on Spherica to bring her to your environment.

 

IMPACT

The power resides in an impact.

STELLAR THEOREM

Spherica funds curious projects of creative individuals contributing to space research.

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