If you've been to Mesa Verde National Park, you can see this seen. It's all layered rocks and canyons and ancient ruins hidden in a massive mesa. It's just breathtaking and otherworldly. You have to constantly remind yourself that there is an entirely different ecosystem thousands of feet below you on the plains below.
Using tweezers, tons of hours went into selecting, sanding, glueing reclaimed wood pieces left over from my other work onto a reclaimed cherry wood board from a Baltimore friend. Pieces were not cut to fit, this came together as a puzzle would, finding the right piece for each place.
Reclaimed exotic wood, spalted wood reclaimed wood board, and gold leaf.
Sealed with Polycrylic.
Wired to hang.