Archive: all the stone news

13 cultural properties newly inscribed in Unesco’s List of World Heritage, among them many stone structures

Sites must be of outstanding importance for humanity, not only for one nation or one region

Largest find of Jurassic starfish and relatives ever discovered in the UK

The Natural History Museum excavated a site in the once shallow sea some 167 million years ago that was rapidly buried during an underwater mudslide

Washington National Cathedral pays tribute to Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel with a bust on its Human Rights Porch

The house of worship sees itself as a place to pray to God, but also to engage the earth against “hatred, bigotry and anti-Semitism“

Mammoths live and fossilized animals: the new “Felsenwelt“ (rock world) in the Lucerne Glacier Garden is a journey through time

Museum and park make it possible to experience geology and the elemental forces of nature over millions of years

Marmomac 2021 (September 29 – October 02) will be shifted towards halls 6-12

New features include the online portal Marmomac Plus and talks and roundtable discussions at 3 “Corners“ on the fairground

Travertine CREMA ANTARES from Levantina with an intense and special yellow and small natural cavities

The small natural cavities displayed by its elegant surface contribute to making it even more special

First competition for natural stone design in Sweden: how to sell even the leftover pieces from production

The federation as initiator had kept the students from pompous ideas, which are not marketable

Interesting mainly for artists from Belgium: application open for the 8th International Sculpture Symposium of Durbuy (May 5-22, 2022)

Ten artists from around the world may participate: no royalty, no assumption of travel expenses, but full board

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