Woodworker: Chuck Kubin
Dimensions: 5.5" diameter x 11" height
Story: A tribute to Colorado astronaut Jack Swigert, credited with the radio report of “Houston, we have a problem.” If massive damage to the Apollo 13 mission enroute to the Moon had not triggered the desperate effort to return to Earth, might the crew have encountered evidence of visitors from elsewhere?
Description: Ramey Homestead black walnut ovoid; African pink ivory wood wings and cap; chrome finial. Until the early 1900's possession of pink ivory , the world’s rarest wood, was punishable by death to all but the Zulu royal family.