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A Prague Sun in New England

The “Prague Sun” is the most valuable object in the collection of the Loreto Liturgical Treasures in the Czech Republic. This breathtaking Sun shape is made of a high gilded silver from 1699 and weighs over 12 kg. It is decorated by 6222 diamonds.
On a recent walk by a familiar stream, I was dazzled not by gilded silver or diamonds, but by glistening ice in sunburst patterns around a stone.
(Prague Sun photograph courtesy of Creative Commons.)

About the author jmankowsky

I live in Central Massachusetts in the United States--a wonderful area for nature photography. Using a standard point-and-shoot camera, I celebrate the nature found here in a variety of local landscapes throughout the changing seasons.

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  1. Beautiful pictures! The detail of the ice is outstanding.

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    1. Thanks so much. I’ve been very interested in ice photography this winter.

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      1. You have done great! It would be awesome to see more! πŸ™‚

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  2. Awesome presentation and such lovely pictures.

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    1. Thanks! I’m discovering that ice is a wonderful subject for photography!

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      1. Yes absolutely true. Welcome.

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  3. Excellent images and composition ! No more to be said……………..

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    1. Thanks! I love it when art and nature mimic each other.

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  4. The resemblance is uncanny, but I prefer your Massachusetts sun. πŸ™‚

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    1. Thanks so much! 😊

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