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Sola Cube Shop & Minerals as Beautiful Food

-An edible rock and mineral specimen meal that was offered last year- “3.8 billion years ago life began on earth. And over millions of years multicellular life evolved into land plants and forests. The colors and shapes of flowers, fruits … Continue reading

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Stone Sculptures GIF Art by Zack Dougherty (aka Hateplow)

Portland-based GIF maker Zack Dougherty (alias Hateplow) created these ingenious animated GIFs by the use of photos and CINEMA 4D, a 3D modeling, animation and rendering application. Hateplow captures HDR photos of the statues in galleries, scans them on his … Continue reading

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Landscape Agate: These Silica Rocks Resemble Natural Landscapes

Photo credit: AlainTruong “Agate is the banded form of the mineral Chalcedony, which is a microcrystalline variety of Quartz. It’s the most varied and popular type of Chalcedony, having many varieties on its own. Although the pattern on every Agate is … Continue reading

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Crystal Portraits

rose quartz Crystal Portraits: a mineralogical folklore deck is a project of Katie Rose Pipkin (illustrations) and Olivia Pepper (text). It was borne out of a shared affection for crystals that grew out of many trips to rock shops, shared … Continue reading

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1,200 Whimsical Stone Statues at Buddhist Temple in Kyoto

“Otagi Nenbutsu-Ji is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan that features over 1,200 stone figures representing Rakan, or disciples of Shaka (the founder of Buddhism), that were mostly carved by amateurs from across the country under the guidance of sculptor … Continue reading

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