If you wind it up, it will spin for quite a while.
At rest it's quite enjoyable, too.
Here's a closer look at that plant stand surface. Those tangles around the star were done in gold ink using an oblique pointed calligraphy pen. (In case you don't know, Maria is also a lettering artist. You can see some of her work here.)
You can see more of our Backstares Gallery here.
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