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Gneiss Sculpture

Gneiss Energy Edinburgh

Medium: Gneiss Rock

Dimensions: 60 x 50 x 50 cm with base

Date: 2019 Commission

Description: Made for Gneiss Energy Edinburgh from a metamorphic rock; a gneiss is produced by intense alteration or metamorphism of original igneous or sedimentary rocks at high temperatures and pressure. The word comes from the Middle High German verb gneist (to spark) – so called because the rock glitters.

 

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GNEISS ENERGY EDINBURGH

Medium: Gneiss Rock

Dimensions: 60 x 50 x 50 cm with base

Date: 2019 Commission

Description: Made for Gneiss Energy Edinburgh from a metamorphic rock; a gneiss is produced by intense alteration or metamorphism of original igneous or sedimentary rocks at high temperatures and pressure. The word comes from the Middle High German verb gneist (to spark) – so called because the rock glitters.