About Neoballs:

Neoballs are sculpture magnet spheres created by Zen Magnets, based in Colorado. The goal of Neoballs is to provide great quality magnets at epic prices that speak for themselves. We’re more than just another economic establishment poking for capital. We exist to celebrate the arousing poetry of design, commemorate the natural rhythm of geometric shapes, and rouse the dreams of inspired imaginations. Because there are few ventures more worthwhile than stretching the inventive mind, and catalyzing the ingenious intellectual.

COVID-19 NOTICE: We ship from Colorado, USA. Currently domestic shipping is largely unaffected. You may see a delivery delay of 1-2 days. International customers, expect delays for any shipping method other than DHL Worldwide. Delays will vary largely depending on the destination.

USA Domestic Shipping

SERVICE SHIPPING TIME
Standard 5-7 business days
Expedited 3-5 business days
Express 1-2 business days

 

International Shipping

SERVICE SHIPPING TIME
DHL Worldwide 3-7 business days
Priority Mail International 2-3 weeks
1st class 3-4 Weeks*

 

*Up to 9 weeks depending on destination. If you need assistance choosing a shipping service, reach out to us at contact@zenmagnets.com.

WARNING

Practice responsible magnet usage! RARE EARTH MAGNETS ARE NOT TOYS. If magnets are ingested or aspirated to the lungs, immediate medical attention is required. Don’t leave them around animals, or children who don’t understand the dangers. Always communicate these dangers when sharing magnets.

PROPER MAGNET STORAGE

Ideal storage shape for magnet spheres is in a hexagon shape. The hex shape ensures minimal magnetic interference with external objects, such as pacemakers, computers, an any delicate external storage devices. The hex is also a great way to keep count of your magnets. A set of 216 yields 12 hexes made of 18 magnets, or 6 hexes of 36 magnets.

HOW TO CREATE HEXAGONS

 

Hexagon creation step 1

To create a hexagon, create a ring of 6 at the end of a chain, and then wrap the chain around the ring of 6.

36 Hexagon Shape

Once the chain has wrapped around the ring of 6 once, you have a hexagon made of 18 magnets. If you wrap the chain around once more, the hexagon will contain 36 magnets. Continue creating hexagons with the remainder of your magnets.

Connecting Hexes

Next, connect all of them by the side in a long chain. Make sure the hexes are not interlocking at the connection, but rather that the magnets touch peak to peak.

Stacking Hexagons

Then, starting at one end, flip a hex onto the next connected hex, and flip flop across the whole chain until all are connected. Now you have a stack of hexes. Keep in a safe place!

Notice of Recall

Those who ordered Newbcubes and certain Neoball magnets between August 4, 2014 and May 14, 2015 are subject to a recall as ordered by Judge Christine M. Arguello. The full order can be found here.

 

If you purchased: Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow, Orange, Magenta, Red, Nickel coated Neoballs, or any color of Newbcubes, you may return your product for a refund of the original amount purchased if sent to: 

Zen Magnets LLC, PO Box 1744, Boulder CO 80306

 

Those subject to the recall will automatically be emailed the same information posted above by April 12, 2016, at the email address used for purchase. Those who purchased Neoballs of a different color, or from a different time, are offered a voluntary recall described here: http://zenmagnets.com/march-2016-update-whoa-we-won/#recalls

 

Why are these magnets being recalled? Find a summary in this archived newsletter, or read the full order above.

Free Magnets are available to contributing Zen Gallery members, and Zen Magnets Contest winners, and as monthly giveaways to random social media followers. Follow the link to read more at zenmagnets.com.