The look is best described as Edwardian maximalist, from the forest of 92 African verdite
columns in the lobby to the fringed lampshades and iron four-posters in the Orient Express-inspired bedrooms.
They are wonderfully varied in colour, with mauve lapidolite, leopard rock, semi-precious green verdite
, and the black, hard serpentine and springstone.
Hodges also is owner of the LyBenson's Gallery in Beaufort which carries the largest known collection of Zimbabwe Shona verdite
stone sculptures in a retail setting.
, bronze and leadwood sculpture and acrylics.
of sericite), Talcite (synonym of damourite), Verdite
Pieces are carved by third generation sculptors in a variety of materials, including opal, spring-stone, cobalt, verdite
- a semi-precious stone always found close to deposits of gold and serpentine of different hues.
6426 LEM 622 air chaff LEM 728 air chaff Leo 685 air * Lir 659 air flare Lir 760 air flare Verdite
hell flare LEM 622 RF >20 sec.
The Elips uses the Lacroix Helir family of 19 mm cartridges, consisting of the infrared Verdite
and the Junon chaff rounds.