Shiny Silvery Things

Keeping with my attempts to learn to love grey I have here opted for shiny silvery things!

This silver water jug in the Jaipur Palace is one of the largest silver artifacts in the world. Jaipur Palace Silver VesselRed car with a chrome hood ornament (at Burnaby ‘Hat’s Off Day’, after the downpour).take off!Silvery reflection in a glass high-rise in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Silvery reflection in a glass high-rise in Las Vegas, Nevada, USAAn old silver sword sheath at the Museum in Galway, Ireland. An old silver sword sheath at the Museum in Galway, IrelandThermal glass drinking vessels at the Architecture Museum in Rotterdam. Thermal glass drinking vessels at the Architecture Museum in RotterdamA modern silver (chrome and polished steel?) sculpture in Brussels, Belgium. A Modern Silver Sculpture in Brussels, BelgiumBlue bucket full of tiny silver fish caught in the morning tide in Koh Lanta, Thailand. blue bucket full of fish caught in the morning tideThe Frank Gehry designed Guggenheim in Bilbao with his signature silvery titanium(?) swoops, and a sculpture of shiny chrome bubbles in front.The Frank Gehry designed Guggenheim in Bilbao with a sculpture of shiny bubbles in frontThis car isn’t silver but it’s so shiny that it could be any colour and still reflect the grey overhead lighting!Shiny pattern on a grey carSilver leaf transfer paper adds a bit of shine to this painting of pebbles.Two stones, the first using silver leaf transfer paper and the second a rice resist. Mixed media painting on watercolour paper, 11" x 15"Two shots of the silvery Soumaya Museum in Mexico City.The silvery Soumaya Museum in Mexico City The silvery Soumaya Museum in Mexico CityThis challenge had me playing with words and I discovered that that if I was thinking ‘glimmer’ ‘glamourous’ and ‘gleam’ I was associating it with gold, and ‘shimmer’, ‘sheen’ and ‘shine’ was associated with silver. Or is that just me?

More of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Shiny.

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