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Festive Harmony (Polyhedral Christmas Ornaments)

Assembly Christmas ornaments based on regular solids.

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Description

Were Plato with us today, these would most certainly be on both his ideal and real Christmas trees!

This ornament consists of a dodecahedron whose faces are held in place by a wireframe spherical icosahedron. The dodecahedron faces come in two variations, a star, and a slightly modified pentaflake (second iteration).
The concept of using an icosahedron as a support frame for a dodecahedron was inspired by the split polyhedra in Rinus Roelofs’s project "Dynamic Tilings" (original version: http://www.rinusroelofs.nl/projects/dyn-tilings/pr-dyn-tilings-00.html , archived version: https://web.archive.org/web/20210509140606/http://www.rinusroelofs.nl/projects/dyn-tilings/pr-dyn-tilings-00.html ).

Materials and methods

PLA

You will need the following:
- star.stl or pentaflake.stl: 12x
- connector.stl: 30x
The ornaments hold together without glue.

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