Tag: stone

Jan 26, 2017

Incredible Sculptures Made from Metal and River Rock

Incredible Sculptures Made from Metal and River Rock

Artist Ryan McCallister does amazing things with metal and river rock

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Dec 15, 2016

This Artist Folds, Twists and Peels Stone Like It’s Putty

This Artist Folds, Twists and Peels Stone Like It’s Putty

José Manuel Castro López does seemingly impossible things with stone

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Jun 20, 2016

Artist Uses Bronze to Pull Boulders Apart (9 Photos)

Artist Uses Bronze to Pull Boulders Apart (9 Photos)

Based in Auvergne, France, self-taught artist Romain Langlois began experimenting with bronze in 2002

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Jun 7, 2016

Amazing Dry Stone Garden Spheres by Devin Devine

Amazing Dry Stone Garden Spheres by Devin Devine

No glue, no concrete; just carefully stacked stones stabilized by their own weight

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Mar 21, 2016

Gravity is the Only Glue That Holds These Together (18 Photos)

Gravity is the Only Glue That Holds These Together (18 Photos)

For Michael Grab, rock balancing has become a source of meditative practice and creative passion

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Dec 28, 2015

Johnny Clasper’s Stoneworks are Works of Art (15 Photos)

Johnny Clasper’s Stoneworks are Works of Art (15 Photos)

These artworks rock

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Sep 16, 2015

This 12-Angled Stone was Laid Without Mortar by Inca Masons Over 700 Years Ago

This 12-Angled Stone was Laid Without Mortar by Inca Masons Over 700 Years Ago

Heralded for its perfect assembly, not even a sheet of paper can fit between the stones! One of the finest examples of Inca Masonry.

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Jun 16, 2015

Couple Creates the Most Beautiful Stone Walls Ever

Couple Creates the Most Beautiful Stone Walls Ever

Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl are partners in life and business. Together, the kindred spirits create stunning works of functional stone art for homes and public spaces.

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Feb 17, 2015

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

Jade is an ornamental rock applied to two different metamorphic rocks that are made up of different silicate minerals: nephrite and jadeite. Last May, the Metropolitan Museum of Art released a collection of 400,000 high-resolution digital images. Be sure to check out the incredible collection here. The Sifter went through the MET’s amazing archive…

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Jan 27, 2015

The Art of Stone Balancing

The Art of Stone Balancing

Artist and photographer Michael Grab (featured previously) first ventured into stone balancing in the summer of 2008 while exploring the beautiful landscape of Boulder Creek, Colorado. Ever since, it has become a source of meditative practice and creative passion and Grab has become quite prolific in the art form. As Grab explains on his…

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