Tuesday, January 01, 2008

The Meteorite Metamorphosis

Do you remember this picture, those "neolithic-looking" rocks, that I thought were so ugly,The Traveler is Home? Today Ron finished sanding some of his meteorite slices. He cleaned up one of the slices and then etched it. I hope you enjoy seeing the change and I hope I was able to capture the process adequately.

This is before...

The process...

The finished product. It is amazing to see how the beauty of this gift of the heavens emerges from the stone.

Thanks be to God.


  1. You actually found a piece of meterorite??? That is so cool! My DH wants to know how heavy it was. It is so beautiful!

  2. It is so nice to "meet" you. I have actually visited several times from Lisa's site, and I've even shared your "Twelve Days of Christmas" post with my family.

    God bless!

  3. Please pass on my words of appreciation to your husband...it was a labour of love...how pleased he must be now...how amazing this world is..

  4. that's beautiful! What a transformation!!

  5. He had to have a vision and it certainly materialized nicely. Congratulations.

  6. Wow, that's beautiful! It's like a diamond in the rough - and Ron was able to polish through its beauty.

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  7. Oh, my goodness! This is amazing!

  8. Thank you all for your comments. Since this is a new endeavor for Ron he really appreciates all your complements. Ron cut about three slices from a meteorite and so there are many different patterns to be seen even in this one meteorite. He does enjoy it and that is important too.


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