Stone bracelets, designed by a Texas stone-piercing artist, have been a fixture in American culture since the 19th century.
But the design is often overlooked in favor of more modern designs, such as a stone blanket.
Now, a new book, Stone Bracelets: Art, Science, and Science of Stone, provides a comprehensive look at the history of stone bracelets and their evolution over time.
Stone bracelet design has been an important part of American culture for centuries.
This is why stone bracelet designs can be a fascinating visual presentation and how we’ve come to know them.
The authors, who include the creator of the popular book The Art of Stone and the artist Pauline Dix, have collected research and interviews from people who know the history and significance of the stone bracelet design, from the earliest stone-pit engraving to the current-day trends.
Their research and analysis is based on the work of several scientists and historians, and includes a comprehensive examination of the history, development, and use of stone bracing.
This article was produced by the Smithsonian Institute as part of its series of articles exploring the science and culture of stone, stone braceets, and other forms of rock art.
We will be looking at the cultural significance of stone and its applications to modern culture and the way we’ve shaped it to serve our own needs.
For more information on the Smithsonian’s series of posts, visit http://www.smithsonianmag.com/series/stone-bracelets-art-science-science/index.html.
Stone Bracing: Art and Science by Pauline C. Dix Stone Braces and Stone Piers, a book that describes the history in detail, can be found online at http://stonespears.org/stonespeaks/book/smithsonian/stone.html and available in bookstores nationwide.
Stone Piercing, a publication of the Society for the History of Science and the Society of Stone-Piercing Artists, also includes a book with a special chapter devoted to the history.
For more information about stone, see the Smithsonian website.