A new project on the popular crowd-funding website Kickstarter describes the idea of "The Visible Bible," intending to share samples of rare Christian artifacts
Online PR News – 19-January-2015 – Bedford, NH – Newcomers to this crowdfunding website should know that Kickstarter.com is a global crowdfunding platform based in the United States, where users are free to create projects and pledge donations for promises of tiered rewards and a successful idea. "The Visible Bible" - in one such project which promises to "buy up a bunch of extraordinarily rare and expensive artifacts described in the Bible, as well as everyday Christian icons and relics."
The project founder, Phil G., also claims to "take tiny samples from each one and display them in a case or frame or something similar." The final product will be encased in casting resin or displayed in a 3D wooden or plastic photo frame.
Dimensions (estimated): 8.5" by 11"
Weight (estimated): Less than 1 pound
Cost (estimated): $50-200 per unit
The current purchase list is subject to availability but intends to include such rare artifacts as:
a Nail from the true Cross of Christ
a Reliquary cross w/ 7 saint relics
a square of carpet from the Pope John Paul coronation
a stone from Mt. Ararat
real Egyptian beads from the time of Moses
St. Padre Pio relics - 12 cards (saint with Stigmata)
a real Crown of Thorns from Jerusalem
Steel shavings from rubble found at the World Trade Center 9-11 Ground Zero
frankincense - 1oz (Birth of Christ)
myrrh - 1oz (Birth of Christ)
real meterorite piece ("fell from the Heavens")
sea shells from the Red Sea (Exodus/Moses and the Isrealites crossing the Red Sea)
100% silver bar - 10 ingots ("7 pieces of silver")
24K Gold in fluid suspension
As well as many more.
The finished product will be gently wrapped in a fine cloth, placed inside a large blood-red envelope, and accompanied with a small magnifying glass, as well as every available certificate of Authenticity, and a sheet describing each artifact in detail with accompanying Bible verse.
The "Visible Bible" project seems to have backers already, with many more to come.