Abstract sculpture with real gold leafs layering. Green base color natural soapstone hand carved original signed polished art piece, with 18k solid gold implant
Deep green base color original Abstract soapstone sculpture with brown lines veins and spots. The symbolic drop at the middle of the stone is real solid 18 k gold, made with flat hammered gold leafs. The same method used in churches, and picture frames, a well known decoration for centuries. Soapstone carving can be very tricky sometimes, the raw stone has no color, it's just a gray rock until polished. During the shaping process, the fine dust covers the stone and fills the veins and possible cracks makes it invisible. This piece is reveled a few cracks at polishing, what has been professionally stabilized and cured, the price is accordingly adjusted due to the nature of the stone's state. The stabilizing agent penetrated deep in the stone, and prevents it for opening up, and also seals it for possible water penetration. The sculpture is pinned and stone epoxy glued to a base stone, what is a rectangle shape brown natural Limestone.
12.25" x 6" x 2.25"
31 x 16 x 6 cm