[meteorite-list] Skull Carved Out of an Iron Meteorite

From: cdtucson at cox.net <cdtucson_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:45:52 -0400
Message-ID: <20180914164552.TZY1U.37254.imail_at_fed1rmwml302>

I saw this at the Tucson Gem show before it went to auction. click link below.
Very impressive.
Love & Life
---- michael kelly via Meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote: 
>  Guess the real questionis where did the scrap go? ?I can admire the craftsmanship. ?And i am sure it presents a challenging medium to work. ?I can also imagine 15 lbs of srap going into a rubbish bin :( probably more scrapped than i will ever be lucky enough to tuck into my collection.
>     On Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:31:33 PM EDT, John Lutzon via Meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:  
>  Maybe this 3rd post will get posted.....?
> I really need Someone to explain to me why it is totally
> acceptable for someone to cut/slice and/or bathe in acid every meteorite
> they can get their hands on (some very rare) and then sell them
> at a considerable profit and possibly make a living---but to shape it
> into Any other shape is a shame. I hope I spelled Hypocrisy correctly.
> Hopefully this skull will wind up in a museum and be preserved for hundreds
> if not thousands of years---long after the average collector's specimens
> are long gone.
> Love ya Anne, John
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