Oh yes - Master Stoller does it again!
This biggun started out with a weight of 18kilos before Master Stoller facetted it into the artwork you see here a triacontakaitetragon meaning a 34 sided polygon.
The work would have been easier had the client asked for a multiple of six sides, as it could have built more easily…
Posted by BecStar* on September 2, 2014 at 12:03pm
Holy Hand Grenade, Batman!
A multi coloured Tourmaline floating in 4.4x2.8x2cm aquamarine!
This is big - and amazingly cool!
The Earth Story explains the geology of the magic we see in this treasure!
Most inclusions are microscopic, but occasionally a stunning example emerges out of nature's treasure chest to fill us with wonder and…Continue
Posted by BecStar* on September 2, 2014 at 11:42am
Anyone fancy a drink??
This agate cup was carved in Alexandria in Egypt around the first centuries BCE to CE. Its journey from there to France is lost in obscurity, though it was held in the treasury of the abbey of St Denis in Paris until the dispersion of monastic treasures during the revolution.
It originally had…Continue
Posted by BecStar* on September 2, 2014 at 11:30am