Thursday, 28 August 2008

Rug

Mexican handicraft rug made of natural fibers dyed with vegetable inks. Bought at Oaxaca.

Sunday, 24 August 2008

Saturday, 23 August 2008

Acacia Seedpod

This 45cm long acacia seedpod was collected in Ivory Coast (Costa do Marfim).

Thursday, 21 August 2008

Floyd

This is my sister's clever dog (he seems to be having contact lenses, but he's not...). He allways stays with me when the owner is travelling and I really enjoy that, cause he's a great pal!

Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Burmese shells

Collected at Ngapali Beach, Myanmar

Sunday, 17 August 2008

Saturday, 16 August 2008

Agate


Agate is the most common variety of chalcedony which is a form of quartz. It is, in fact, identical in composition and physical properties.

Monday, 11 August 2008

Harlequins over Java Moss


Species from left to right:
- trigonostigma hengeli
- trigonostigma heteromorpha
- trigonostigma espei

Sunday, 10 August 2008

360 shells


Spotted shells collected on Zanzibar beaches.
The black bowl made of a very light wood was bought in Stone Town, the capital of Zanzibar*.
* Check Tanzania (labels) on my travel blog.

Thursday, 7 August 2008

Crowned cactus

Mammillaria sp.

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

Shark tooth


Fossil found at the Chilean desert.
They had much bigger ones there... and pretty heavier too!

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Lucky bamboo

In fact, not a bamboo at all: dracaena sanderiana

Sunday, 3 August 2008

Saturday, 2 August 2008

Friday, 1 August 2008