Aether Lodge

A modern satire on Masonic preconceptions

Aether Lodge (AL) consists of 9990 masonic themed NFTs divided into multiple collections. Our vision is to satirize the many existing myths and preconceptions about Freemasonry by building a united community around an engaging story with multiple benefits.

In ancient Greek, Aether was the upper air where the light and blue of the heavens existed, covering the sun and the moon.

As young and active Freemasons, this is exactly what the co-founders of Aether Lodge are trying to do: shed some light on the formal or preconceived ideas.

Mint your Aether Lodger and climb the pyramid!

In the Aether Lodge Universe, the strongest ape of all has gained access to one of the oldest, most discreet and elitist societies: Freemasonry. As a master of climbing, the gorilla will enlighten its mind the closer it gets to the top of the pyramid. The roar is louder than ever and the urge of discovery makes it so eager that all it leaves behind is chaos. The Aether Lodger will only stop at the top!

The 9990 Aether Lodgers are equally divided behind the pyramid’s three doors, each with its great secret to be revealed. Conquer all doors, climb the pyramid to the top and reveal the biggest mystery of the Aether Lodge!

The first door will open soon…are you ready to knock at the gates for admission?

Each Aether Lodger is 100% unique but some are rarer…

All Aether Lodgers are created equal, but some are rarer and hence more powerful. Depending on the rarity of your NFT, you can gain different ranks in the Aether Lodge Society: Entered Apprentice AL, Fellow Craft AL, Master AL, Officer AL, Worshipful Master AL. The rank of your Aether Lodger will be revealed after minting.

Owner Benefits

 

1. You control 35.7% of Aether Lodge
AL integrated a DAO component: a total of 35.7% of the sales will always be in the absolute control of our members. You get to propose and vote on marketing directions, pick the charity cases you support and choose who gets the start-up fund. It’s about you!

2. Fund your start-up
As an AL owner, you have the chance to fund your own start-up by pitching the idea and business plan to the AL Society. The members get to choose the winner who receives 11.9% of the sales made by Aether Lodge.

3. Networking
The Aether Lodge Society is about creating a digital space where both Freemasons and non-Masons come together united by the same values. Meet like-minded people, discuss different topics and find great opportunities.

4. Charity Driven
We strongly believe in the social impact of humanitarian acts, so we are charity driven. The beneficiaries are 100% chosen by you and the cases will periodically be displayed on our Discord channel and website after each collection is sold out.

5. Rewards and Secret Parties
Not only will we reward the AL Society members with giveaways and airdrops, but we’ll also organize exclusive secret parties (aka Festive Boards). Because sometimes the Light shines stronger on champagne glasses aboard luxurious yachts, or on rooftops bars in famous cities, right?

Roadmap

Since Aether Lodge has a DAO component, the roadmap serves as a framework for our vision and objectives in time. More details and further development will be defined within the AL Society, the holders’ community.

Each Aether Lodger is 100% unique but some are rarer…

All Aether Lodgers are created equal but some are rarer and hence more powerful. Depending on the rarity of your NFT, you can gain different ranks in the Aether Lodge Society: Entered Apprentice AL, Fellow Craft AL, Master AL, Officer AL, Worshipful Master AL. The rank of your Aether Lodger will be revealed after minting.

Uniquely Designed

All the Aether Lodge NFTs are programmatically generated from over 150 possible features.

Ethereum Blockchain

Where else could the Aether Lodge NFTs exist if not stored as ERC721 tokens on the Ethereum blockchain?

IPFS Stored

All the Aether Lodge NFTs are IPFS stored.

The Collection – How it all began.

The strongest ape has gained access to the mysteries of Freemasonry, one of the oldest, most discreet and elitist societies.

The gorilla’s mind doesn’t quite understand what Freemasonry is, but as a master of climbing, the Aether Lodger is determined to reach the top of the pyramid.

The path is full of spiritual mysteries and, naturally, the gorilla will feel challenged. But one thing is for sure: a memorable and fun journey towards the Light lies ahead.

The AL Society

Owning an Aether Lodge NFT means you are in control of growing the community by voting and deciding periodically: 35.7% of the total sales will be in your hands!

We traced the directions of the assigned 35.7%: marketing, charity and the start-up fund, but you’ll decide the rest.

The rarity of the NFT you mint will give you the rank in the Aether Lodge Society: Entered Apprentice AL, Fellow Craft AL, Master AL, Officer AL, Worshipful Master AL.

The rarer your NFT, the more voice and voting power you have. You can be the one coming up with the ideas, the one debating it or the one voting.

No matter the rank, you matter! After the first collection is sold out, we’re preparing a huge giveaway for the AL Society members followed up by a memorable Secret Party where we’ll get to meet in person.

At the same time, the AL Society members will get access to special Discord channels where they can debate and vote so we can start implementing the decisions as soon as possible.

More details can be read very soon in our whitepaper.

*Future perks and privileges can be unlocked by the AL Society through roadmap activation.

Meet the Team

Vladimir Hilca
CO-FOUNDER

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
His professional experience spans across political marketing and campaign consulting, social inclusion, and entrepreneurship. He also plays poker.

Matteo Nugnes
CO-FOUNDER
Old soul in young body, but also an entrepreneur with years of experience in the real estate business. Passionate Crypto & NFT investor.

Catalina Nica
CREATIVE MANAGER

Content creator specialist defined by creative input, resourceful solutions and inclusive approach.
Skilled in Web Design, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Copywriting, Management and Branding. Co-Founder of Museum Quest, a dynamic and engaging activity for discovering museums.

George Negru
BLOCKCHAIN DEV

Blockchain developer and computer science enthusiast. Working on web3 projects that will make the internet a decentralized space.

[Note: Not financial advice. Article is for entertainment purposes only]

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