Thursday, 15 March 2012

Cory is a fan: Desertknapper

Now I know lots people's idea of a beautiful big rock is something like this:

Meh.  It's alright I guess.  My idea is something a little more like this:

Yeah!  Woo!  Rhyolite stone core.  Gorgeous stone, knapped by flint knapper Mark, who lives near the Great Mojave Desert and uses traditional flint knapping methods to create some beautiful pieces such as this on his Etsy shop:

He makes the arrowheads into necklaces as well, and I'm tempted to get one despite not knowing a whole lot about North American archaeology, despite being North American and studying archaeology in North America and taking classes called things like "North American Archaeology".  Hm...

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