Cayman’s local stone at centre of art exhibit

| 22/07/2010

(CNS): The unique beauty of Caymanite will be on show in its full glory at the National Museum from tomorrow until September in a new exhibition entitled ‘Our Rock’. Organisers say visitors will see firsthand the stunning jewellery and magnificent sculptures created from Caymanite by local artists.  The rock is a unique semi-precious stone found only in the Cayman Islands. The vibrant striations of colours represents millions of years ofglobal geological events. 

 
Encouraging people to visit the new exhibit the organisers said, “The National Museum depends very heavily on funding programming through memberships and gift shop sales, so visit the National Museum, bring a friend and become a member, by choosing any one of the nine membership opportunities available.”
 
A special preview showing has been scheduled for today,  Thursday July 22nd, 2010 from 6:00 pm to 8:00pm for museum members.
 
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