'Before the Dawn' from the 'Nightjar' series by Phil Cooper from the SEMBLANCE exhibition at THE HORSEBRIDGE CENTRE, WHITSTABLE, KENT, which runs from 31 August to 6 September 2016. SEMBLANCE brings together work by three Whitstable-based artists - PHIL COOPER, PHIL GOMM & PHILL HOSKING - which explores realities hovering just above or below the surface of the visible world.
The huge Churchill Globe next to a small desk globe. 127cm / 50 inch terrestrial world globe, floor standing on roller bearings for 360 degree movement. Handmade and hand-painted by Belleby and Co Globemakers in London.
Hereford Mappa Mundi - the largest intact Medieval wall map in the world and its ambition is breathtaking – to picture all of human knowledge in a single image. The work of a team of artists, the world it portrays is overflowing with life, featuring Classical and Biblical history, contemporary buildings and events, animals and plants from across the globe, and the infamous ‘monstrous races’ which were believed to inhabit the remotest corners of the Earth.
An inverted emerald-cut amethyst is juxtaposed against a rough-cut slice of purple charoite in this contemporary cocktail ring by Jordan Alexander (£6,180). Interested about semi precious gemstones? http://www.thejewelleryeditor.com/jewellery/where-do-semi-precious-stones-come-from-around-world/ #jewelry #purple