When Aluminium Sculpture Art was more expensive than gold!
The first step in extracting aluminium was made by the famous Paracelsus in the 16th century. From alums he separated an aluminous soil which contained the oxide of a then unknown metal. Then, Andreas Marggraf, a German chemist, in the mid 1800’s repeated the experiment. He called the aluminium oxide ‘alumina.’ From then on it […]
Stainless steel sculpture art by Sculptura
The Material Series Stainless steel sculpture art Unlike steel and iron, which have been around for more than a thousand years, stainless steel is the new kid on the block in the world of metallurgy, having first been produced only 100 years ago. This may seem hard to believe, given how prominent it is in […]