Marlys Mallét & Michael Redhawk
Crystal Caverns (Diptych)
30 x 36 x 2 in
CRYSTAL/AMETHYST: The Amethyst found in the Brazil/Uruguay region is some of the most beautiful in the world. Here is a painting of a crystal specimen in which Quartz crystals morph into Amethyst around the center opening. It is a real treat for the eyes as they follow the undulation of these faux Quartz crystals as they move inward and become tinged with violet minerals evocative of Amethyst tips. This is typical of crystal lined geodes from this volcanic mountain range. It’s a delight for the imagination to visualize this vertical slice of Crystal specimen as it titers on the edge of believability. As a companion piece to “Crystal Cavern” it creates a remarkable and unique work of Art. AMETHYST: The amethyst found in the Brazil/Uruguay region is some of the most beautiful in the world. The chamber in this very large and remarkable specimen is a perfect example of Quartz crystals which become Amethyst colored in the center. It is a real treat for the eyes to follow the growth of these remarkable Quartz crystals as they travel inward and become tinged with the minerals which magically transform them into the soft violets and purples of Amethyst tips. This is typical of crystal lined geodes especially from this region mountainous region of Brazil and Uruguay. This specimen with the remarkable painted surroundings makes for a truly fabulous one of a kind work of art to grace any wall.