Visiting cousins brought with them some of their latest artistic creations: marbleized tiles. I love these little four and a half inch square beauties. Each is so evocative -- just on the edge of telling a story. The first one (above) is either an ocean of fire or the frills of some exotic lizard while this dark scene below is surely the setting for dark revels in Fairyland.
While the one below instantly made me think of some enchanted underground chamber with an opening through which one can see the star-filled night sky.
And the last? A firebird flying into the sun?What do you see? (Of course, rotate any of these and the story could change. . . )