Step Stones Prototype - Step it forward

$2,940 of $2,900 goal

Raised by 56 people in 53 months
Step Stonesâ„¢ are stunning pieces of jewelry that connect people through walking. Each piece holds an activity monitor that transfers steps via bluetooth to a mobile app. The app then converts steps into charitable donations paid through corporate sponsorship.

Please consider helping me realize this dream. If 100 people donate $29 each, I will be able to have the first prototype manufactured!  However, any amount would be deeply appreciated. My most heartfelt thanks for your consideration.

With love and gratitude,


Peter Indorf Jewelry © 2014, all rights reserved


This equisite sterling silver cuff of naturally shaped pebbles evokes images of a cobblestone path.  One pebble is unique, representing the wearer among kindred spirits on the path of life.  This individual pebble is made from moonstone.  It's luminescent properties and introspective energy make it a very personal stone and a reflection of the owner.  It can help guide one through the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual changes in one's life because of its balancing  and reflective nature.  Known as the traveler's stone, it is said to bring good fortune and protection.  The perfect piece to wear as you walk through life.

Designed in collaboration with the gifted team of brothers, Peter and John Indorf, it is ethically made from recycled sterling silver right here in Connecticut.


Marianne S. Pantalon, PhD:  CEO (Chief Empathic Officer)
Social Entrepreneur

Michael V. Pantalon, PhD:  Motivation Guru
Motivation Expert, Author, Speaker, Trainer
Senior Research Scientist, Yale School of Medicine

Fuad Abujarad, PhD, MSc:  Tech Master
Systems Architect
Associate Research Scientist, Yale School of Medicine  

Anthony Del Vecchio, JD, MBA:  Finance and Business Sage
Managing Partner/Founder, The Jakron Group

Peter and John Indorf:  The Gems
Peter Indorf Jewelers, founded 1972
Specializes in designing and creating custom jewelry

Song Credit: Add My Effort by The Weepies
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Woo hoo!! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

Because of all of you wonderful people, the first prototype of Step Stones jewelery will become a reality!

To find guidance while running this campaign, I have been reading The Soul of Money, by Lynne Twist, a remarkable woman who has dedicated her life to ending hunger. One of the lessons she shared is how money is like water. To paraphrase:

- Money flows through all of our lives, sometimes like a rushing river, and sometimes like a trickle. It can carry blessed energy, possibility, and intention. It can be a current or currency of love. -

It has been my great privilege to experience this river of money into my life. Please know, your contributions are carriers of blessed energy and possibility to me and I'm committed to sustaining this currency of love.

I hope the support you have given this project is returned to you tenfold and I promise to do my best to step your generosity forward. Can't wait to let you all know when the bracelet is finished!

With love and gratitude,

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Up to $2,648!! Only $252 left to go. It's really within our reach.

We need just 8 more people who would like to contribute $29. I just know those people are out there.

Please, help me reach them by liking and sharing the campaign.

My most heartfelt thanks, Marianne 💗💗💗
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WOW! We reached $2,578!!

Only $322 left! This is incredible.

We are in the final count down!
Just 11 people left to contribute $29!

But, any amount is deeply appreciated. 💗

As we move forward and apply for additional funding, it would be great to show that we reached our goal on our first try at crowdfunding.

So please, continue to like and share the campaign and keep your fingers crossed.

Warmest thanks,
Marianne 😊
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Let's rally!!! Only $626 to go!

"When I look at the world I'm pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic." This was said by my favorite psychologist, Carl Rogers. When I look at the outpouring of donations for this campaign, my heart swells with gratitude and optimism.

I am certain we can reach the goal of this campaign.
We can do this! I just need a little more help.

Please ask one person to join you in contributing to the campaign. Any amount is deeply appreciated.

To let you all know the plan - with the first prototype in hand, I will apply for a pitch competition through CTNext for a $10,000 grant. This will allow us to work on the app and start another prototype. The dream is to move into the preorder stage and to create a few jobs in CT.

Thank you all for your generosity, compassion and continued support.

Much love,
Marianne 💗💗💗

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Makaela Kingsley
53 months ago

RE your question about metals and stones - I like gold with dark earth-tone stones. It will be fun to see what other people like too - my jewelry all looks the same, and I need to branch out!

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$2,940 of $2,900 goal

Raised by 56 people in 53 months
Created March 17, 2014
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Mačo Dražić
52 months ago (Offline Donation)
Patricia Tamowski
52 months ago

Good luck!

Patty Lennon
52 months ago

WooHoo Go Marianne!!!! Now you are at $2700!

Deb Grehn
52 months ago

I heard about you on Patty Lennon's call. Best of luck to you - glad I can help!

Jennifer Tramontano
53 months ago

Shine on, Marianne!

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Makaela Kingsley
53 months ago

RE your question about metals and stones - I like gold with dark earth-tone stones. It will be fun to see what other people like too - my jewelry all looks the same, and I need to branch out!

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