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Old coins & semi-precious stones…


Of old coins & stones... ©copyright2014owpp

Of old coins & stones…
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He fondles them between his fingertips blindly sensing the clefts & burgeoning ends
Leaping gullies & cliffs tamping down the deluge escalating… sighing as the summer
Breeze guessing the brightness of the Tiger’s eyes, transparency of a Quartz, freshness
Of a dark blue sea Howlite & old (false:)) coins etched skillfully in history…

Desire to own unparalleled beauty, frenzy inundating his senses, rationality flying out
To mountain’s guts where stones are born wrenched from nature’s grip…
He who tries to capture the unattainable, for riches come & go, heritage too fetching
To compass too grand to retain but frozen into words to depict the memory of the chosen.

P.s I love stones & coins for a very long time, I feel each one has a lot to say.
I hope these photos and poem give credit to their beauty
P.P.s I got an answer on the “nameless stone” it’s an Agate! You can check the blogger who sent it in the comments bellow.

Magnesite with coin ©copyright2014owpp

Magnesite with coin
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Quartz point... ©copyright2014owpp

Quartz point…
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A Lepidolite ©copyright2014owpp

A Lepidolite
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Green tourmaline ©copyright2014owpp

Green tourmaline
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Purple Amethyst ©copyright2014owpp

Purple Amethyst
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Close up... ©copyright2014owpp

Close up…
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The Emerald ©copyright2014owpp

The Emerald
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Selenite pillar ©copyright2014owpp

Selenite pillar
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Kunzite ©copyright2014owpp

Kunzite
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Does anyone know the name:) ©copyright2014owpp

Does anyone know the name:)
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close up etched lips ©copyright2014owpp

close up etched lips
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Blue Howlite ©copyright2014owpp

Blue Howlite
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About oawritingspoemspaintings

A lover of poetry, abstract and realistic painting, music, good writing, languages, Italy, photography, holistic therapies, natural lifestyle and fully living the moment.

8 responses »

  1. What splendid photos OAWPP, Love your close ups… And naming your unnamed stone I know only as Agate.. there are various forms though, I have pick and blue, but the pink one of mine has the outer-crust of crystals too…. My Dad used to collect old coins, and had quite a collection of British coinage.. But my brother had them when he passed…

    Just dropping in to thank you so much for your wonderful support over at Dreamwalkers… Your comment was so very much appreciated.. Thank you..

    I am feeling much brighter again.. Thank you.. Hugs and take care too.. Love Sue xox

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  2. This reminds me of when I was a kid and wanted to be a lapidary for a couple years. There’s something magical about the life in stones. I like the juxtaposition with the coins, too.

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  3. Beautiful! I love stones too. You made a wonderful post about them.
    Lots of love
    Patty

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