Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Today's Macro Photo. Rusted fish hook

The earliest recorded fish hooks were from about 7000 BC in Palestine. Some materials that have been used to craft fish hooks include wood, bone, horn, shells, stone, bronze, and iron. It was common to make hooks from multiple materials to leverage the strength and positive characteristics of each material. Europeans began crafting hooks from steel in the 1600s.

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