Woodworker: Chuck Kubin
Dimensions: 5.5" diameter x 20" height
Story: Ancient peoples believed the mountains were home to the gods, prayed to the sun and honored all three through spires and obelisks. This column pays tribute to the sun rising over Colorado’s 53 natural monuments towering more than 14,000 feet, and contains a hidden gemstone rumored to restore good luck and fertility and to cure the fear of flying.
Description: Egyptian art inspired Ramey Homestead black walnut, tapered from round to a cat’s-eye profile; linden base and crucible; apple sphere; distressed gold leaf; hidden malachite cabochon.