Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) Ashlar = Stone Ashlar is a term used in masonry which basically means a rough stone for building. Ashlar Rough, Ashlar Clean, and Ashlar Perfect. What is behind the meaning of Freemasonry symbolism? I don’t know. I do know some common sense. (Below left) Masonic drawing of a rough preformed rock … More Treasure Map to the Temple. Ashlar Perfect.
Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) I was recently collecting Nephrite Jade and Snowflake Obsidian along a gem filled strata in San Simeon, CA. Digging or collecting anywhere in Nature is one of my meditations. Below is Nephite, Jade from San Simeon California. From this Nephrite, Jade boulder I can make simple sculptures using a diamond saw … More Cutting Capistrano: Making the CNC keystone cut.
By Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) Thousands of children visiting the San Juan Capistrano Mission are taught the mission was constructed solely using adobe brick, red brick, and sandstone. However, this is not the truth. We must go back to the 3rd grade for keen observation of the truth. The following is a test I learned … More The Curse of Capistrano. Passing the fourth grade.