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How do the Balearic Islanders shape their stones?
Apr 29th, 2021 at 8:34pm
 
I always see them so round and smooth. Do they use a machine? Hand tools? What is their secret?
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Re: How do the Balearic Islanders shape their stones?
Reply #1 - Apr 29th, 2021 at 9:58pm
 
Let me tell you about the Ballad of St. Kick who both drove all the snakes from the island and used his nalbinding skills to smooth all the stones on the island.
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Reply #2 - Apr 30th, 2021 at 1:37am
 
The stones are all lying around on the beach.
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Reply #3 - Apr 30th, 2021 at 8:26am
 
You're meaning to tell me that they don't shape their stones?  Shocked
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Re: How do the Balearic Islanders shape their stones?
Reply #5 - Apr 30th, 2021 at 2:36pm
 
Actually the rules require the use of natural shaped stones. So the ones used are selected only.
I seems wave motion leads to nice smoothly egg shaped stoney.
There is this one beach in the west of Ibiza I still have a wet dream of every now and then 😉, streching 2 km length and 100 m width covered in beautiful stones all perfectly shaped and weighed
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Reply #6 - Apr 30th, 2021 at 5:30pm
 
200g beach in Germany.  I go there several times a year to collect ammunition.
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