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Carved In Stone By Ron and Sallie Clamp
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A comprehensive guide to monumental sandblast and shape carving.
Carved In Stone By Ron Clamp, Sallie Shealy Clamp
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A comprehensive guide to monumental sandblasting and shape carving.
Carved In Stone By Sallie and Ron Clamp
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Carving The Way Of Stone - A Sculptor's Art By Barry Baldwin
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“Carving The Way Of Stone – A Sculptor’s Art” provides a definitive and clear insight into the world of stone sculpture. Barry Baldwin, one of the era’s most respected... More > European sculptors, expounds in detail the knowledge gained over almost half a century from his ‘hands on’ experience in working stone. The wealth of information the book contains constitutes a valuable, must-read guide to sculptors at all levels, as well as those in the field of education and research who wish to be wisely informed. Not least, the book will also serve to enlighten and provide a clearer understanding to people who readily express a fascination for the subject of stone sculpture but all too often in the past have been left mystified by it. The book, comprising of 13 chapters, contains 150 photographs and illustrations, with written content amounting to 34,000 words.< Less
Carved In Stone: A Conversation with Our Ancestors By William Everett
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Mr. Everett’s inspiration to write Carved in Stone came while teaching middle school in the heart of Houston’s Fifth Ward. Two of students were arguing during class and the final insult... More > from one black 6th grader to the other was, “Well you’re black!” While that statement ended the argument it begged the question, “Why do our children continue to perceive darker skin with disapproval?” Also, and more importantly, “What can adults do to break this cycle?” Carved in Stone is Mr. Everett’s personal response to address the African-American child’s sense of self-hatred. Specifically, he strives to improve our children’s current self-image through an accurate historical knowledge of self – our story. Written for African American children, Carved in Stone also serves as a tool for parents, mentors and educators with a similar passion to break our insidious cycle of self-contempt.< Less
Carvings on the Heart By David Pitts, Martha Pitts
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Carvings on the Heart recalls the teachings of Jesus, the basics that are often lost in our religions. These "laws of Christ" are to be carved on human hearts, not on tablets of stone. The... More > book discusses twenty commandments that he intended for us to have written on our hearts, guiding our lives. This book is about changing your life by letting Jesus carve his laws on your heart. It's an easy read with a sprinkling of refreshing humor. Yet the book presents a depth of information suitable for more intense consideration and study. The message of the book can improve your life, happiness, and hope by transforming you into a Jesus person. It's a great basis for a study group or class. Carvings on the Heart is suitable for all Christians or for anyone seeking a better understanding of what Jesus expects from his people.< Less
Carvings on the Heart By David Pitts, Martha Pitts
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Carvings on the Heart recalls the teachings of Jesus, the basics that are often lost in our religions. These "laws of Christ" are to be carved on human hearts, not on tablets of stone. The... More > book discusses twenty commandments that he intended for us to have written on our hearts, guiding our lives. This book is about changing your life by letting Jesus carve his laws on your heart. It's an easy read with a sprinkling of refreshing humor. Yet the book presents a depth of information suitable for more intense consideration and study. The message of the book can improve your life, happiness, and hope by transforming you into a Jesus person. It's a great basis for a study group or class. Carvings on the Heart is suitable for all Christians or for anyone seeking a better understanding of what Jesus expects from his people.< Less
Portals to Other Realms: Cup-Marked Stones and Prehistoric Rock Carvings By Gary R. Varner
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An illustrated analysis of the mysterious cup-marked stones found around the world from Russia to California, Great Britain, Sardenia and Ethiopia. These ancient cup-marked stones have been created... More > since the dawn of time. They appear on every continent and have almost identical characteristics. With so many of them still in existence and so many people aware of them one would think that current day archaeologists would know what they are—what they meant to ancient man. The sad fact is current science doesn’t have anything more than theory, assumption and guess to go on. Were they used for healing? Did they signify the burial of great teachers, warriors and leaders? Were they used as star maps?< Less
Portals to Other Realms: Cup-Marked Stones and Prehistoric Rock Carvings By Gary R. Varner
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An analysis of the mysterious cup-marked stones found around the world from Russia to California, Great Britain, Sardenia and Ethiopia. These ancient cup-marked stones have been created since the... More > dawn of time. They appear on every continent and have universal characteristics in their appearance and in how they were used. With so many of them still in existence and so many people aware of them one would think that current day archaeologists would know what they are—what they meant to ancient man. The sad fact is current science doesn’t have anything more than theory, assumption and guess to go on. Were they used for healing? Did they signify the burial of great teachers, warriors and leaders? Were they used as star maps?< Less
A Stone Lives On By Stephen E. Nash
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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) has on display 20 wonderful, whimsical gem-carving sculptures by Russian master artist Vasily Konovalenko. To date, very little has been published on... More > the artist or his work, particularly in English. Since 2009, DMNS curator of archaeology Steve Nash and photographer Rick Wicker have been working to fill that gap in our knowledge. They have traveled the world to photograph and fully document the Konovalenko gem-carving sculptures. As of late 2014, they have examined and documented more than 95% of the known pieces, totaling more than 70 sculptures. This paper focuses on the 20 DMNS sculptures by offering background information on the artist and his career, both informed by oral histories with the artist’s wife, Anna, and others. Coupled with Wicker’s high-resolution photographs and a mineralogical analysis by curator of geology James T. Hagadorn, Nash’s research reveals Konovalenko’s remarkable and world-class talent for making silent stones speak.< Less