A WORLD OF GOOD

hkirkh:

godotal:

broken body

"I was born with glass bones and paper skin. Every morning I break my legs, and every afternoon I break my arms. At night, I lie awake in agony until my heart attacks put me to sleep."

hkirkh:

godotal:

broken body

"I was born with glass bones and paper skin. Every morning I break my legs, and every afternoon I break my arms. At night, I lie awake in agony until my heart attacks put me to sleep."

(via labyrinth-queen)

rfmmsd:

Artist:

Chris Wood

"Spyra"

1150 mm Square

2010

"Wall mounted panel with optical projections that manipulate light in different ways to create transient patterns of colour light and shade that change with the angle and intensity of light. "

(Source: chriswoodglass.co.uk)

Personal failures presented as positive lessons deepen understanding and provide viewpoints otherwise obscured by the lingering miasma of negative association.

—Eärendil Stargard (via liberatingreality)

cross-connect:

Danny J Sanchez   Photomicrography

Photography through the microscope - inclusions within gemstones!

I am a native Los Angelino who loves gems and what’s happening inside them.
From the first time I looked through the microscope, into the heart of a gemstone, I was absolutely hooked and after I opened the Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones by Eduard Gübelin and John Koivula, I knew what I wanted to do with every moment of my free time.
I can be found on…
Instagram: @mineralien
Twitter: @innermineralien
Tumblr: mineralien.tumblr.com

At the center of most of Sanchez’s pictures are the random bits of minerals stuck in a larger gem as it forms–what are called inclusions. To collectors, they’re imperfections that reduce the value of the stone–to Sanchez, they are things of beauty.Top two images are Negative Crystals, empty spaces in the shape of crystals !

1.Negative crystal in spinel
Vietnam
Field of view = 2.9mm • Depth of field = 0.85mm
It’s not uncommon for spinel to form negative crystals within, but this is one of the most shockingly perfect negative crystals I have come across. The way the light races across its terminations and ghosts the inner cavity with a confusion of color makes this negative space one of the most exciting pieces in my collection.

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