The marble sculptures by British artist Matthew Simmonds aren’t your typical human forms popularized by the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Instead, he carves detailed and solitary architectural interiors into a corner or side of a hunk of stone. Simmonds leaves the natural edges of the rocks juxtaposed with his small, finished spaces. He pays homage to sacred buildings like baroque basilicas and Ancient Roman Temples by depicting some of their defining features like domed-roofs and elaborate ...

The marble sculptures by British artist Matthew Simmonds aren’t your typical human forms popularized by the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Instead, he carves detailed and solitary architectural interiors into a corner or side of a hunk of stone. Simmonds leaves the natural edges of the rocks juxtaposed with his small, finished spaces. He pays homage to sacred buildings like baroque basilicas and Ancient Roman Temples by depicting some of their defining features like domed-roofs and elaborate ...

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New Miniature Architectural Structures Carved Into Raw Stone by Matthew Simmonds
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Stone carving of the Giant TIBER (ROME) at VILLA LANTE (Italian Renaissance Garden, 1566), VITERBO - TUSCANY, ITALY

Stone carving of the Giant TIBER (ROME) at VILLA LANTE (Italian Renaissance Garden, 1566), VITERBO - TUSCANY, ITALY

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Piedra tallada con Dremel - which possibly translates to carving into a stone with a Dremel tool?  Neat idea!

Piedra tallada con Dremel - which possibly translates to carving into a stone with a Dremel tool? Neat idea!

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Maori Stone Jewelry - carved rock pendants - summer necklace for girl or guy - unisex - grey river rock

Maori Stone Jewelry - carved rock pendants - summer necklace for girl or guy - unisex - grey river rock

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