Two stems that grew apart have come back together again, much to their delight.
This is a very pleasing sculpture, inspired by nature. The curving lines and smooth surfaces are clean and organic. Onias has chosen to keep his work simple, to allow full appreciation of the beauty of the material.
Fruit serpentine is the local Zimbabwean name for a very colourful, slightly translucent type of serpentine stone. It comes from Kwekwe and is of a similar hardness to the black serpentine known as springstone. The sparkles come from crystals of mica and iron pyrite in the stone.