Middleground
Artifacts by Sam Watters
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Ridgway

In the eyes of the land

In the arms of the sea

 I led a wedding ceremony for my friends on a boat in Boston Harbor, and created this sigil to commemorate the day.

I led a wedding ceremony for my friends on a boat in Boston Harbor, and created this sigil to commemorate the day.

In search of a cyclical design

In search of a cyclical design

The vision is to have a symbol that evokes the land from one perspective, and the sea from another.

There are many compelling designs to be found

There are many compelling designs to be found

A collab with a coworker, stashing this one for a day/night motif

Final Design

Final Design

Eureka

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3d Printing with pin

3d Printing with pin

After an iteration or two, I realized that I could print the pin stem directly onto the piece, letting me put off learning to solder for yet another project.

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Reversible Pendant

Reversible Pendant

In the end I decided not to print the chain clasp as part of the pendant, so that it can be removed and placed in either orientation.

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The final gift box

The final gift box

Echoing the Middleground pin and pendant combo, this set went out to the happy couple only *a bit* over my 1-year grace period.