Random cool stuff – Man forges his wedding ring from meteorite

This is pretty cool.

Laporkstein, an artist who’s been drawing his whole life, didn’t have a lot of prior experience working with metal. After one year of mulling over the idea, a few weeks of research, and a couple of days practicing on ordinary metal, he took his meteorite chunk and made thin rectangular strips from it. He then attached the strips together layer by layer and fashioned them into a ring.

There’s an image gallery here. Pretty cool!

END OF LINE

[Source: Yahoo! Tech article, retrieved 5/10/12]

Advertisements
Previous Post
Leave a comment

1 Comment

  1. Cool! I know very little about that “alloy” but I hope the iron in it isn’t prone to staining, as years against your skin could get ugly.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: