"An earlier, smaller work, Valentine’s Ring Agate from 1968 was the first piece of his that I was familiar with, without knowing who had made it. I saw one in clear plastic in a showroom years ago, and I remember expecting it to be glass, and being drawn to how it distorted the colors of its surroundings to evoke the perception of depth and weight."
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"An earlier, smaller work, Valentine’s Ring Agate from 1968 was the first piece of his that I was familiar with, without knowing who had made it. I saw one in clear plastic in a showroom years ago, and I remember expecting it to be glass, and being drawn to how it distorted the colors of its surroundings to evoke the perception of depth and weight."