Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures

At first I instantly thought that the work of Japanese artist Hirotoshi Itoh, was simply a case of digital manipulation via some program like photoshop. But then after reading up a bit more about the artist I discovered that they are indeed incredible sculptures from various kinds of natural river stones! Be prepared to be blown away as I bring you…

 


Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures

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Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like a Silk Purse

10 – Silk Purse
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FACT: One of the cameramen on the 1970 documentary film about the Rolling Stones was none other than legendary film director George Lucas! Starwars here we come!

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like a MP3 Player

9 – MP3 Player
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FACT: The LP album cover to the Rolling Stones album Sticky Fingers was designed by none other than artist Andy Warhol!

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like it is Full of Stuffing

8 – Stuffing
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FACT: Andy Warhol is also the person who designed the famed Rolling Stones ‘tongue’ logo that they still use today! He must love the Stones.

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like it has a Mouth

7 – Mouths
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FACT: It is none other than David Bowie who sings the backing vocals on the Rolling Stones song “Time Waits For No One!”

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like it is Full of Coffee Beans

6 – Coffee Beans
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FACT: They have been so successful that they are considered to be the richest band in the music industry! I couldn’t find there net-worth, but it is in the £200 million range.

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like it is a Monster

5 – Monster
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FACT: Ever wondered where the name “The Rolling Stones” came from? Well it turns out that they got their name from a song by Muddy Waters!

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like it is full of Machinery

4 – Machinery
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FACT: Director Martin Scorsese has used The Rolling Stones song “Gimme Shelter” in four of his films, and often listens to it at full volume in his on-set trailer.

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like it is has a Metal Eye

3 – Metal Eye
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FACT: Many of the Stones albums are produced by a team called “The Glimmer Twins”, but don’t worry they still write their own songs because this is nothing more that a pseudonym for Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like a Knife is Cutting Through it

2 – The Knife Through Rock?
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FACT: Mick Jagger was actually schooled at the London School of Economics and was never tough music in school. He learnt all that he knows at home playing to his friends and parents.

Top 10 Most Amazing River Stone Sculptures
Hirotoshi Itoh: River Stone Sculpture Made to Look Like a Purse Full of Coins

1 –  Purse Full of Coins
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FACT: We have all heard the term used, but it was during the Stones 1965 tour that Wyman then coined the phrase “groupie!”

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