08 février 2018

Michigan meteorite on view at Christie's

Matchless Canyon Diablo meteorite - natural sculpture from outer space. Iron – Coarse octahedrite IAB-MG Meteor Crater, Coconino County, Arizona (35°3' N, 111°2' W) Estimate: $150,000 - 250,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York hosts, for the first time a public view of meteorites in conjunction with Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and Other Rare Meteorites, an online auction taking place from February 7 – 14. In addition to rare and aesthetic iron meteorites—natural sculptures from outer... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2016

Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art and Science of Gems at ArtScience Museum, Singapore

  SINGAPORE - Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art and Science of Gems is a unique exhibition which explores both the artistic skills required for the creation of exquisite jewellery, and the Earth processes involved in the formation of minerals and gemstones. ArtScience Museum is an institution which explores the links between art, science, culture and technology. All of its exhibitions and programs show how subjects canbe understood both through the emotional connections created through art, and... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2009

Tyrant Lizard on the Auction Block Rare Dinosaur Skull to be Offered on June 1 in New York

Rare Tyrannosaurid Skull - Tyrant Lizard from the Age of Dinosaurs. Alioramus remotus. Late Cretaceous. Nemegt Formation, Gobi Desert, Central Asia From the scientific to the superbly decorative, astoundingly unique fossil specimens will be offered by international fine arts auctioneers Bonhams on June 1, 2007 during the firm’s Natural History auction in New York. The 525 lot sale offers a diverse group of high quality and distinctive mineral specimens, gold nuggets, lapidary works of art, gemstones and jewelry as well as... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2008

Meteorite Dragon Tanto Knife; Gibeon, Namibia, Africa

Meteorite Dragon Tanto Knife; Gibeon, Namibia, Africa This large Dragon Tanto Knife boasts a 5.75 x 1.25-inch blade made of 100% meteoritic material from the highly desired Gibeon iron-nickel meteorite. Gibeon meteorites are highly praised by collectors for their fantastic Widmanstatten pattern which is revealed when they are etched. The knife’s unique, expertly crafted design includes a silver winged dragon form on the silver end cap. The handle is made of exotic Amboyna Burl from Indonesia. A unique and desirable... [Lire la suite]
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