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Victory Laments- gem sculpture

Victory Laments- gem sculpture

Item No. H-0145

Ancient Greek Mythology

A gem sculpture, portraying “Victory” with her wings closed, lamenting over the sea of fallen heroes. Victory is carved in tourmalinated quartz. The heroes’ faces, sculpted in wax, were cast in sterling silver. The “sea” is symbolized by the neon blue drusy hemimorphite. The red flames in the base symbolize the heroes’ blood.

Award: Honorable Mention Sculpture Award in the Artavita International Fine Art Competition, August 2012

Exhibited at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in 2014

Dimensions: 12" H x 3.5" W x 2.5" D

Photos by Michael J. Colella