Tag: stone

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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Aug 27, 2014

The Most Amazing Stone Walls You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Stone Walls You Will See Today

Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl are the husband and wife duo behind Ancient Art of Stone. Together the two artists create some of the most beautiful and intricate stone walls you will ever see. Andreas has been working professionally with stone for over two decades and his passion was first ignited when his family…

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Jan 2, 2013

The Art of Rock Balancing by Michael Grab

The Art of Rock Balancing by Michael Grab

Michael Grab is an artist that has been ‘rock balancing‘ since 2008. Much of his recent work has been done around the Boulder, Colorado area. Grab finds the process both spiritual and therapeutic. On his site gravityglue.com, Grab explains: “The most fundamental element of balancing in a physical sense is finding some kind of…

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