sissydear Posted January 10, 2009 Report Share Posted January 10, 2009 The Last Dance Tribute run took place on December 16, 2008. The marble run is dedicated to the superb art of David McCullough, former member of the US Army Special Forces and to the memory of Colonel John Woolschlagger, US Army Special Forces; and all the brave men of the US Military Special Operations Forces. Some of the marbles are named for men who served in Special Forces, two are named for team members' moms, and the rest are named appropriately for dances. We are the Last Dance of 2008, the last of the experimental runs. Marble # 1 The Colonel The Colonel is on a tan base with green aventurine ribbons and bright red oxblood ribbons. The marble is named for Colonel John Woolschlagger who was a member of the US Army Special Forces. The marble was named by Steve Sturtz. Marble # 2 Irish Lilt This marble is on a transparent and gray base with ribbons of bright green mica and dark mahogany oxblood. ribbons. The marble is named for a dance and was named by Edna Eaton Marble # 3 Hardcore Hardcore is on a tan base with green aventurine ribbons and purple oxblood ribbons. Hardcore is named for David McCullough, former US Army Special Forces, Viet Nam. The marble was named by Steve Sturtz. Marble # 4 Dolly This marble is on a transparent base with a yellow floater ribbon inside, and on the surface are ribbons of green aventurine, oxblood, and a pale blue ribbon with an oxblood ribbon on top of it. The marble is named for Peggy Durham, the mom of Debbie Amburn, one of our team members. Debbie's mom was a doll collector. We lost Peggy in 2008. This marble is named by Steve Sturtz. This Dolly pic borrowed from Kevin Roberts Marble # 5 Electric Slide This marble has an orange base, a light blue aventurine ribbon, a dark blue aventurine ribbon, a gray ribbon, and an oxblood ribbon that can be red or purple. This is the first dance marble named and Kevin Roberts named it. Electric Slide pic borrowed from Kevin: Marble # 6 Lone Wolf This marble is on a tan base with ribbons of oxblood, 3 colors of brown, and blue aventurine. The marble is named for Philip G. Arthur, former member of US Army Special Forces. It was named by Edna Eaton. Marble # 7 Bull This marble is on a gray blue base with flames of dark and bright oxblood, yellow, and blue aventurine. It was named for Colonel Bull Simon, founder of Delta Force, leader of a group that rescued Ross Perot's kidnapped employees. The marble was named by Philip G. Arthur. Marble # 8 Blue Tango This marble is multicolored, hard to distinguish which of the colors is the base color. There are 3 shades of orange ribbons, oxblood ribbons, blue aventurine ribbons, and tan ribbons. There are blue tangos with blue aventurine sparkling and some with blue av. and gold stone, heavy enough to see in the pics. In some of the marbles the oxblood ribbon appears to be pink and purple. This is a dance marble named by Edna Eaton Marble # 9 Waltz This marble is on a transparent base with floater ribbons of white and blue, surface ribbons of white and mahogany oxblood. Aventurine sparkles are in the blue ribbons and on the ox ribbons. The marble was named for a dance by Edna Eaton. It reminded her of "The Blue Danube Waltz". Marble # 10 The Twist The Twist is on a transparent base with a floater white ribbon inside. On the surface are ribbons of green mica, red oxblood, orange, and mahogany oxblood. The marble is named for a dance and got its name from a collaboration of Steve Sturtz and Edna Eaton. Marble # 11 Samba Samba is on a transparent base with floater ribbons of white and orange. On the surface are ribbons of yellow, bright red oxblood, blue aventurine, some have green aventurine and mahogany oxblood. Some have goldstone. The marble was named by Edna Eaton Marble # 12 Hip Hop Hip Hop is on a transparent amber base. It has floater ribbons of white and yellow. The ribbons on the surface are yellow, white, green aventurine, and oxblood. The marble was named by Edna Eaton. It is very similar to the marble named Dolly. The major difference is the color of the base glass with Dolly being crystal clear and Hip Hop being amber. Hip Hop is a darker marble than Dolly. Marble # 13 Line Dance Line Dance is on a transparent base with a white floater insdide and lines on the surface formed by ribbons of olive green aventurine, yellow, and oxblood. The marble was named by Edna Eaton for a type of dance Marble # 14 From the "golden age", The Charleston The Charleston marble is on a clear transparent base with a yellow floater twisting around inside and coming to the surface to form ribbons. There are also ribbons of white, pale blue, and oxblood, and either green mica or blue aventurine. The marble was named by Edna Eaton. Marble # 15 Gold Charleston Gold Charleston is basically the same marble as "The Charleston". It is on a clear transparent base with a yellow floater twisting inside and forming ribbons on the surface. There are ribbons of oxblood, white, and either blue aventurine or green mica. The differences in the two marbles are GOLD CHARLESTON HAS MORE INTENSE COLOR AND IT HAS GOLDSTONE. The marble was named by Edna Eaton. Marble # 16 The Pony The Pony looks slightly pearlized and has 3 shades of blue in the base and sometimes a pale yellow in the base. It has oxblood ribbons. Stephanie Harrison named this dance marble. The Pony Marble # 17 Calypso Calypso is on a gray base with ribbons of black, pale blue aventurine. oxblood which ranges from bright red to dark red, and some yellow ribbons. Some also have orange ribbons. Calypso was named by Stephanie Harrison. Marble # 17 Calypso Marble # 18 turned out to be a second jar of another marble so I have removed it. Marble # 19 Rhumba Rhumba is a tan based marbles with many ribbons of brown, red oxblood, orange, mahogany oxblood, and blue aventurine. Marble # 21 Cottoneyed Joe Cottoneyed Joe is on a tan base with brown ribbons, oxblood ribbons, blue aventurine ribbons, and some golden brown ribbons. Some ribbons look almost black. The marble was named by Edna Eaton. Marble # 22 Foxtrot Foxtrot is tan based with ribbons of blue aventurine, oxblood, and dark brown. Foxtrot was named by Stephanie Harrison and Edna Eaton. There is a lutz version of this marble called Golden Foxtrot. I'll post a pic later next week. Marble # 23 Boney Maroney Boney Maroney is tan based with ribbons of golden brown, black, brown, oxblood, and thin ribbons of blue aventurine. Marble #24 Watusi Watusi is tan based with dark ribbons that appear black. Looking with a strong light, they are really blue aventurine with threads of oxblood and a dark brown on top of the blue. there are red oxblood threads running the the tan base. The name of the Watusi was a collaborate effort of Stephanie Harrison and Edna Eaton. . Marble # 25 The Stroll The Stroll is on a transparent base with a white floater and outside ribbons of black aventurine, and oxblood Marble # 26 The Shimmy The Shimmy is on a transparent base which looks cloudy, almost opalescent, (it may be) with a white floater, thin green mica, and oxblood ribbons It is similar to # 38 Jitterbug. It was named by Stephanie Harrison Marble # 27 Bossa Nova Bossa Nova is on a opaque blue base with swirls of oxblood, darker blue ribbons and has a pearlized look. This marble was named by Stephanie Harrison. Marble # 28 has been eliminated. Steph's question caused me to take a look again and Marble #22 and # 28 are the same marble. Marble # 23 repeated, better pic Boney Maroney Boney Maroney is on an opaque tan base, with ribbons of red oxblood, golden brown, blue aventurine, and dark brown. Marble # 30 Mexican Hat Dance The Mexican Hat Dance is on a clear base with floaters of orange and white, surface ribbons of green aventurine and mahogany oxblood. The Mexican Hat Dance was named by Stephanie Harrison. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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