Timothy Bennett

Timothy Bennett

"Measure twice, cut once." chatty. self-destructive charmer. best friend ever.
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Actual title (which doesn't make a ton of sense) "Message from Sirius," but I couldn't find any good, large pictures of the cover with that title on it.

The dial of a sundial is equivalent to a 24 hour clock face. Sundials track the motion of the sun, so noon and midnight appear directly opposite each other on the face. The equatorial dial on this polyhedral sundial is marked with all 24 hours (1..12, 1..12). It was made by Hans Koch in Munich in 1578. The original is in Munich.

Brass polyhedral sundial from 1578 approximates shape of the Alouette satellite, Canada "The equatorial dial on this polyhedral sundial is marked with all 24 hours It was made by Hans Koch in Munich in The original is in Munich.

TAGUA NUT NETSUKE — SQUID & TAI-FISH. By Sergey Osipov. Inshore Squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) eye inlaid with mother-of pearl from black-lip pearl oyster (Pinctada margaritifera). Fish eye from amber. Natural himatoshi created by squid legs. Signature engraved in an amber reserve. You can observe the carving process for this figurine.

Squid and Tai-fish netsuke The Inshore Squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) and Tai-fish. This netsuke carved from tagua nut and stained. Squid eye is inlaid with mother-of-pearl from the black-lip pearl oyster (Pinctada margaritifera). Fish eye from amber.