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A Shining Trapezohedron by Legiongp A Shining Trapezohedron by Legiongp
A Shining Trapezohedron:

    This beautiful and mind-shatteringly dangerous relic was brought to us by the widow of a Narragansett Bay fisherman in 1963. The man had snagged it with his line while fishing the Bay. That night his widow claimed watching strange lights dance on the walls in the kitchen as he sat in the dark, staring in the box. After that, she said, the fisherman wouldn't shut the lights off. For a couple of months she endured the behavior until she saw the electricity bill.
    On a whim, one night, as she got a glass of water from the kitchen, she turned the lights out on her way back to the bedroom. As soon as the last light had been extinguished in the hall, a great black wind knocked her down on its way to her sleeping husband. Though they never found his body, the widow assured me that the shrieks were enough to convince her of his fate.
    Scholars say this object hails from completely alien origins. Others say it was first discovered in Egyptian ruins in the 1800's. This may be true, though cryptic passages in forbidden texts hint at a more terrifying possibility. It is now believed that several of the Trapezohedron exist, hidden in the world's most ancient and hidden places. For now, we offer this to you with one warning. Don't turn out the lights. 

Solid cast resin (many assembled pieces), 7 inches x 7 inches(closed)
This was a commission from a very passionate fan of Lovecraft. The gem pulses with a 3 lobed eye inside. A very limited run will be available for order when The Rumtucket Trading Company site launches.
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A Shining Trapezohedron by Legiongp ( Suggested by SavageFrog and Featured by Backsackandjack )
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Lumpatolagy Mar 4, 2014  Student General Artist
when will this beautiful piece be available for purchase ?
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Legiongp Mar 4, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
There is a limited run of 10. They are made to order, and take about 2 to 3 weeks. The box is 7 inches by 7 inches and the gem is the size of a fist. The price is $1100.00 plus shipping.
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:icongrixit:
Breathtaking! Perhaps sometime later, you could release a simpler version, just the gem and embedded eye, to use as a die.
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Legiongp Feb 11, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
That would be cool, but the gem is the size of a fist 😊 the neighbors would complain when you rolled it.
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jisaacs1962 Feb 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
o_0  Great Starry Wisdom!! Must.  Have.  This.  Now.
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:iconangie-pictures:
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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Legiongp Feb 5, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconangie-pictures:
It's my pleasure! :)
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SnowwhiteSyndrome Jan 26, 2014   Traditional Artist
you are my hero!
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Legiongp Jan 27, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Then I don't feel so weird about these tights and cape I'm wearing, whew.
Thanks, glad you like it. 😊
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