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Essential Symmetry series: Dodecahedron detail

Essential Symmetry series: Dodecahedron (detail)

Shelley James / blown by Liam Reeves

June 2014 / 14 x 14 x 14cm / hot glass and print

Image by Ester Segarra©2014

In Greek philosophy, the dodecahedron is associated with aether, an invisible and mysterious force also¬†called ‘quintessence’ that fills the universe above the terrestrial sphere, holding the stars in their orbits and explaining natural phenomena such as gravity and the passage of light through space.

© Shelley James 2014