Standing Stones of Stenness
Just under a mile to the south of the Ring of Brodgar is another smaller neolithic stone monument. With links to Maeshowe (less than a mile to the east) and Skara Brae the sites are all contempory and date to about 3000BCE. the iconic sloping stone slabs are from local sedamentary rock and many have the distinctive slope. this is the way the rocks slice as they come out of the quarry. as the sun was now low in the sky it had been a great day with three important neolithic sites visited. it…
The elegant, free-flowing design of Sheila’s River Ripples collection was inspired by the ripples found on river banks and shorelines. These shapes appear only briefly and shimmer in the light. Sheila has captured this magic in her River Ripples collection.
A fascinating and magical place - Ring of Brodgar, Stromness Traveller Reviews - Tripadvisor
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Sheila based her Pentland collection on the Pentland Firth, the sea that separates Orkney from Caithness in the north of Scotland. This stretch of water has some of the strongest tides in the world and Sheila’s design captures the drama, movement and motion of the waves.
The wild and windswept coastlines of Orkney and Caithness, in the north of Scotland, are covered with hardy marram grass. This collection features delicate free-flowing designs, layered with sterling silver, enamel and gemstones.
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