Bringing Astronomy and Astrology
THIS: You are traveling
in space directly above the north pole of the sun. Our
sun. You are far enough out in space to see all the
planets orbeting around the sun. Now you look at your
calendar watch and you see that it is your birthday.
The actual day and time of your birth.
maybe you're in a time warp.
you take another look at the planets. Remarkably, this
looks very much like the pattern depicted on your
perhaps the space travel part is a bit of a stretch
but in reality, the astronology pendant or talisman
is a depiction of our planetary system on a particular
time and day. In the case of the one shown here, it
is a picture of the planetary system on the day I was
I did it.
visited a number of the NASA web sites to determine
the actual location of each planet on a given day (my
birth date). I plotted these points using my CAD program
and created an image of the actual location of each
planet with respect to a center point (our sun).
I carved a wax model of my plotted image with the constellation
symbols and used the Lost Wax Casting method to create
the sterling silver base for the pendant.
I had this silver pendant with the constellation images
on the border. I drilled holes in the exact locations
corresponding to the 9 planets and the sun in the center.
next step was to create the 14K gold rivets and set
them in the holes drilled for each planet. Finally,
I set the stone in the center.
is an over simplified explanation of how I did it the
I think you can get a pretty good idea of how this pendant
came about. If you would like to have your own Astronology
Talisman, you can order it from www.Astronology.com.
start at $550 in sterling silver with 14K gold
planets and a gemstone. Laminated chart included
with every order. Chain not included. Please
allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery.