Experimentations, self congratulatory nonsense & distractions

ocd has resulted in this - my other tumblr for when I become a proper grown up or magically become super rich

and a touch of this - old habits die hard

and now there is another - dedicated to my love of adornment

stalk me in real time via the wonders of twitter

or ask me anything

 

archaicwonder:

Mesopotamian Lapis Lazuli, Limestone and Black Stone Eye Inlay, Syrian, Early Dynastic, Circa 2550-2250 BC








 From a composite figure, the thick lapis lazuli lid naturalistically carved, tapering at the inner canthus and outer edge, bevelled on the interior to conform to the white stone sclera, the sclera drilled to receive the black stone pupil.






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archaicwonder:

Mesopotamian Lapis Lazuli, Limestone and Black Stone Eye Inlay, Syrian, Early Dynastic, Circa 2550-2250 BC


From a composite figure, the thick lapis lazuli lid naturalistically carved, tapering at the inner canthus and outer edge, bevelled on the interior to conform to the white stone sclera, the sclera drilled to receive the black stone pupil.

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surrealappeal:

Alphonse Mucha, Serpentine Bracelet with Ring, 1899. Gold enamel, rubies, and diamonds.






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surrealappeal:

Alphonse Mucha, Serpentine Bracelet with Ring, 1899. Gold enamel, rubies, and diamonds.

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goat-soap:

repeating opossum and rose pattern! Feel free to use with credit! If you want it on real things and not just your blog check out my shop!!

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styro:

newyorker:

Across Silicon Valley, tech workers tend to be disproportionately male. Vauhini Vara examines the trend.

wait you’re telling us that the tech industry is sexist???  I’m SHOCKED





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styro:

newyorker:

Across Silicon Valley, tech workers tend to be disproportionately male. Vauhini Vara examines the trend.

wait you’re telling us that the tech industry is sexist??? I’m SHOCKED

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(Source: newyorker.com)