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METAMORFICA . Change and Persistence

A handmade necklace collection by Studio Fludd.                             “An attempt to explain the former changes of the earth’s surface, by reference to causes now in operation.” Charles Lyell – Principles of Geology, 1830.   A personal journey to the centre of the …

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Creative collective Studio Fludd are a venetian based initiative, who are strongly inspired by alchemy. Accordingly they named their collective after the eclectic alchemist sir Robert Fludd. The team, one man an three women strong, mainly manipulate matter, materials and ideas.

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journey to the center of the earth -jules verne- The book was inspired by Charles Lyell's Geological Evidences of the Antiquity of Man of 1863 (and probably also influenced by Lyell's earlier ground-breaking work "Principles Of Geology", published 1830–33)

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Creative collective Studio Fludd are a venetian based initiative, who are strongly inspired by alchemy. Accordingly they named their collective after the eclectic alchemist sir Robert Fludd. The team, one man an three women strong, mainly manipulate matter, materials and ideas.

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A rather handsome 1879 children's science book by Arabella Buckley - the author equates fairies to forces, like magnetism and gravity.

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Captain Gilbert Heathcote by William Owen c.1800-1805 - Heathcote (December 1779 - April 1831) was the son of Sir William Heathcote, 3rd Bt. and Frances Thorpe. He married Anne Lyell, daughter of Charles Lyell of Kinnordy and Mary Beale, in February 1809. He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Navy, and died at age 51.

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from yovisto.blogspot.de

Charles Lyell and the Principles of Geology

On November 14, 1797, Charles Lyell, British lawyer and the foremost geologist of his day, was born. Lyell was a close friend to Charles Darwin and is best known as the author of Principles of Geology, which popularised James Hutton's concepts of uniformitarianism – the idea that the earth was shaped by the same processes still in operation today.

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METAMORFICA Change and Persistence A handmade necklace collection by Studio Fludd

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Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), whose book 'Principles of Geology' was to have a significant impact upon his close friend Charles Darwin, regarding the continual slow accumulation of minute changes over vast spans of geological time. Whilst this had implications Darwin recognised for the age of humankind, Lyell himself struggled, as a devout Christian, to reconcile his faith with the concept of evolution.

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Principles of Geology, by Charles Lyell, at American Buddha Online Library

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