NGC 4298 tie

NGC 4298 tie

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NGC 4298 print tie - the perfect groomsmen gift for any astronomer.

NGC 4298 is a dusty spiral galaxy that just happens to be almost face-on when viewed from the Earth. We can tell it contains a lot of young stars because of it’s blue-ish tint; in general, young stars appear blue whilst old stars appear red.

Using high-resolution astronomical images, each tie starts life on my computer so I can place the most interesting parts of the galaxy down the centre of the tie. I then get my designs custom-printed onto high-quality organic cotton in Europe. I make each tie by hand (and sewing machine!) in my Parisian apartment, before carefully packaging it in a beautiful branded box so it's ready to gift.

All my items are beautifully finished and are 100% hand made by me in my Paris studio.

Image credit: Hubble via STScI. The observations were taken by Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3.

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Approximate size:
Length: 60" (150cm)
Width of point: 3.5" (8cm)

Materials:
100% organic cotton sateen

Care instructions:
Gently spot-clean with a damp cloth.

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