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ammonites (fossils) - loved collecting fossils like these as a child with my dad on family holidays by the sea

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Created as part of Rafael Araujo's Calculations series, Nautilus brings the logarithmic spirals of the famous cephalopod swirling to life in a precise field of three-dimensional space. #colossal

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walzerjahrhundert: Gustav Gurschner, Art Nouveau bronze mermaid lamp with nautilus shell shade, circa 1899

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Nautilus. Ever growing, ever changing. Once it grows a new, larger chamber it cannot go back to the previous ones; they no longer fit. It has no choice but to move on. Still, the old chambers are still part of them. Just as we are forced to move through life. Our past still stands and affects who we are today.

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Google Image Result for http://www.sciencephoto.com/image/141455/large/C0078500-Engraving_of_a_nautilus_and_an_ammonite-SPL.jpg

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea illustration in honor of Captain Nemo, who of course is going to make an appearance in The Stolen Voice. :)

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