The Oddment Emporium
Chinese puzzle balls are ornate decorative items that consist of several concentric spheres, each of which rotates freely, carved from the same piece of material. Although the master carvers of old...
Chinese Puzzle Balls – The Rubik’s Cube of the Ancient World
For centuries, Chinese arts and crafts have been known around the world for their incredible beauty and finesse. If I were to pick a single object that best describes the Chinese attention to detail it
Chinese puzzle balls are intricately decorated multi-layered orbs that are used as feng shui symbols. These ornate spheres are an astonishing display of superior carving craftsmanship and they are thought to bring happiness and prosperity to a marriage.
The Altar of the Holy Blood
The Altar of the Holy Blood The Altar of the Holy Blood, located at the church of Saint James (St. Jakobskirche), Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany, is named for the rare relic it contains: a smal…