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Beautifully Rare Stones Produced from Layers of Old Car Paint

On a daily basis, we are surrounded by art within our everyday world. Fordite (aka Detroit agate) is a stunning example of the phenomena that can occur before our very eyes. Initially, these beautiful gems appear to be naturally produced rock. In fact, though, the colorfully captivating stones are actually the result of automobile paint that has built up over time.
In the past, when cars were hand spray-painted, the run off from the paints would collect on the ground and in the tracks and would undergo extreme heat when the cars’ paint was set under high heat in ovens. Color upon color, layer upon layer, the paints merged together to produce the unpredictable formations.


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Beautifully Rare Stones Produced from Layers of Old Car Paint

On a daily basis, we are surrounded by art within our everyday world. Fordite (aka Detroit agate) is a stunning example of the phenomena that can occur before our very eyes. Initially, these beautiful gems appear to be naturally produced rock. In fact, though, the colorfully captivating stones are actually the result of automobile paint that has built up over time.
In the past, when cars were hand spray-painted, the run off from the paints would collect on the ground and in the tracks and would undergo extreme heat when the cars’ paint was set under high heat in ovens. Color upon color, layer upon layer, the paints merged together to produce the unpredictable formations.


http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/fordite-stones
http://www.fordite.com/Jewelry_Gallery.php
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Beautifully Rare Stones Produced from Layers of Old Car Paint

On a daily basis, we are surrounded by art within our everyday world. Fordite (aka Detroit agate) is a stunning example of the phenomena that can occur before our very eyes. Initially, these beautiful gems appear to be naturally produced rock. In fact, though, the colorfully captivating stones are actually the result of automobile paint that has built up over time.
In the past, when cars were hand spray-painted, the run off from the paints would collect on the ground and in the tracks and would undergo extreme heat when the cars’ paint was set under high heat in ovens. Color upon color, layer upon layer, the paints merged together to produce the unpredictable formations.


http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/fordite-stones
http://www.fordite.com/Jewelry_Gallery.php
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Beautifully Rare Stones Produced from Layers of Old Car Paint

On a daily basis, we are surrounded by art within our everyday world. Fordite (aka Detroit agate) is a stunning example of the phenomena that can occur before our very eyes. Initially, these beautiful gems appear to be naturally produced rock. In fact, though, the colorfully captivating stones are actually the result of automobile paint that has built up over time.

In the past, when cars were hand spray-painted, the run off from the paints would collect on the ground and in the tracks and would undergo extreme heat when the cars’ paint was set under high heat in ovens. Color upon color, layer upon layer, the paints merged together to produce the unpredictable formations.

http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/fordite-stones

http://www.fordite.com/Jewelry_Gallery.php

Karma, 2006, Mitsutaka Tanimoto. Parakeet painted on antique book with other collage work and ink dying throughout. Pen, ink, watercolor, antique book.
Christine Lagorio reflects on the peaceful Wings for Words - New Bookworks from Korea and Japan at the San Francisco Center for the Book

Karma, 2006, Mitsutaka Tanimoto. Parakeet painted on antique book with other collage work and ink dying throughout. Pen, ink, watercolor, antique book.

Christine Lagorio reflects on the peaceful Wings for Words - New Bookworks from Korea and Japan at the San Francisco Center for the Book

Pinto with Shield - some Native Americans believed that a paint or pinto horse marked such as this, with a shield covering the entire chest of the horse, would protect the horse from enemy fire.

Pinto with Shield - some Native Americans believed that a paint or pinto horse marked such as this, with a shield covering the entire chest of the horse, would protect the horse from enemy fire.

Artist’s Paper Gowns of History
Isabelle de Borchgrave’s paper garments are made of common pattern paper, but she sometimes uses much thinner paper for lace and other fine materials. Her paints of choice are usually acrylics, but she also uses ink and other types, depending on the desired effect.
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Belgian Artist Creates Elaborate Dresses Out of Simple Sheets of Paper
By Spooky on June 28th, 2012 Category: Art, Pics
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Artist’s Paper Gowns of History

Isabelle de Borchgrave’s paper garments are made of common pattern paper, but she sometimes uses much thinner paper for lace and other fine materials. Her paints of choice are usually acrylics, but she also uses ink and other types, depending on the desired effect.

MUCH MORE:  

Belgian Artist Creates Elaborate Dresses Out of Simple Sheets of Paper