Probably already have all the houses Souvenir from tropical countries, which are glass containers filled with sand. It is an art, but few know that the most interesting pieces of sand created at the time Andrew Clemens (1857-1894). At age 13 he contracted encephalitis, resulting in almost completely deaf and dumb. However managed to leave behind a wonderful legacy.
Born Iowa, near the town of McGregor. Soon began to experiment with sand, he fashioned from hickory and hooks tools to gently pour the sand into the jar. After filling it tightly blocks the vessels that work will not hurt. He created a huge collection of sand papers, but remained much smaller, though still a lot.