The Many Shapes of the Beautiful Opal Stone
The opal is one of the most beautiful of gemstones, flashing ever-changing colors from all ranges of the spectrum at our eyes. They shine like diamonds with a much larger variety of color and pattern.
This Artist Converts Ordinary Stones into Beautiful Artwork
Australian artist Elspeth McLean has found a way to add more beauty to the world. She uses the Buddhist practice of mandalas, symmetrical drawings, to transform ordinary sea stones into art. Her remarkable painted stones are a treat for the eyes, as well as a meditative practice for Elspeth.
This Stone Tree Tells a Story of Love and Devotion
After losing his wife Kerry to cancer 2 years ago, mourning husband Eric Landman set out to cherish her memory in a way that will both last the hands of time and honor her beauty of spirit. He was granted permission to erect a stone wall with a special tree-like monument, built with his own hands.
13 Photographs of Stunning Beach Art With Stones
There are a number of talented artists in different corners of the world creating beautiful art on land that is usually forgotten. A major reason for this is that land art is ephemeral and will get erased sooner or later.
The Mysterious Stone Creatures Living on Buildings...
In architecture, a gargoyle or a 'grotesque', is a stone sculpture usually made of granite. They adorn many old stone buildings. Many people look at these strange and sometimes scary beasts of stone and ask themselves why the architects decided to create these statues? Was it for beauty?
Let's Go Visit: The Shilin Stone Forest
The Ashima rock is the most famous formation in the stone forest. An ancient legend claims that the forest is the birthplace of Ashima, a beautiful girl of the Yi people. She had fallen in love but was forbidden to peruse it, and instead was turned to stone in the forest that still bears her name.
The Priceless Stone: A Father’s Touching Lesson
Instead of answering, the father placed a colorful stone, shiny and smooth stone in his hand and said, “Go sell this stone in the market. If someone asks about the stones price, just raise two fingers and say nothing more.”
The Mystery of the Death Valley Moving Stones.
Stones sometimes turn over, exposing another edge to the ground and leaving a different track in the stone's wake. Sliding rock trails fluctuate in direction and length.
These People Shouldn't Throw Stones!
Video of Glass House Interior These People Shouldn't Throw Stones! photos, design, house, glass, glass house The special thing about this Japanese house, designed by famous architect Sou Fujimoto, has no walls as we know them.
Myth Busting: Stone-Age Era Edition
Learn all about the common misconceptions we believe about the Stone Age.
Could This Research Consign Kidney Stones To History?
It looks like a fascinating medical breakthrough has been made – revolutionary research has found that a natural fruit extract is capable of dissolving the calcium oxalate crystals that form kidney stones.
Burning Stone With Only Sunlight - Amazing!
Burning Stone With Only Sunlight - Amazing! science, solar, sunlight Discover the incredible power generated by highly concentrated sunlight!
How Does This Artist Transform Ordinary Stones to Art?
Japanese artist Hirotoshi Itoh transforms ordinary stones into works of art. Inspired by walks along the river near his home, he began collecting stones he would find and used them to create impressive sculptures.
Meet the Marvelous and Mysterious Mountain Stone Weta
The Mountain Stone Weta ( Hemideina maori) is one of the most extraordinary creatures on our planet. Endemic to New Zealand, this remarkable insect has the ability to survive being frozen solid. In fact, scientists say that it’s the world’s largest freeze-tolerant insect.
6 Signs that You May Be Suffering From Kidney Stones
You've likely heard of kidney stones before, but you may be unfamiliar with the details. Kidney stones are small, hard mineral deposits that can form in your kidneys. Kidney stones are usually made up of specific minerals. 90% of stones are calcium oxalate and 10% are uric acid.
Meet the Stone Stockmen! One Man Embodying Many Statues
Australia brings to you the ultimate street performance, the act known as the Stone Stockmen. Perhaps it should be called Stone Stockman as the entire performance, with the 5 statues carried out by a single person.
Prevent Kidney Stones by Following These 9 Simple Tips
Suffering from kidney stones is no joke: the excruciating pain accompanying kidney stones has been often described as “worse than childbirth” by women. Luckily, kidney stones are preventable, even if you've had them before.
Discover What Really Causes Kidney Stones In This Video
Kidney stones are hard masses of crystals that form in the kidneys, as well as other organs in the body. Unfortunately, they can be quite painful to pass through the body, so they usually need to be removed surgically.
The Art of Stone Carving Has Been Brought Back to Life!
An Unbelievable Masterpiece Created From a Slab of Stone art, video, sculpting, statue, sculpture, carving, stone, portrait This amazing artist makes creating sculptures look almost easy, but watch the video to know the real heart and work that goes into it.
Stone Giants: The Most Amazing Outdoor Sculptures Around
The late artist, Texas native Lightnin’ McDuff, was inspired by this famous poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley: I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. . . .
Where in the US Can You Find Precious Stones Lying Around?
The silica contents of the volcanic ash re-crystallized inside the cracks of the trees until they eventually became pure stone and quartz crystals. You can find many colors: blue, green, and grey created by carbon, and beige, yellow, red, and orange created by iron.
Butterflies and Minerals - Beautiful!
But the part we found the most beautiful is that every butterfly was paired with a mineral or stone in the same colors, as if using them to camouflage, which makes for a gorgeous show of synergy and harmony in nature. Butterflies and Minerals - Beautiful!
Our World is Beautiful - Stunning!
We may live in stone buildings and use plastic and metal. But the breathing, living world outside, and even inside, is still part of us. Our heart, our bodies, are entwined forever with the life of this planet, and it fills our heart with glee to see our world at its most beautiful!
From Tree to Wood to Art - Beautiful!
The use of wood for art predates almost all other materials, with the exception of stone. Humans revere wooden art, and for good reason.