Indian (North) pesh kabz, 17th century, wootz steel blade, gold, ivory (walrus), H. 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm); H. of blade 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); W. 3 in. (7.6 cm); Wt. 19.7 oz. (558.5 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.
Incredibly Beautiful Fractal Flowers
Italy-born artist Silvia Cordedda creates extraordinarily beautiful fractal flowers that look like they could only exist in our dreams or in a wonderfully magical world.