Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Box with plates of watermelon tourmaline

    Box with plates of watermelon tourmaline

    Germany, Idar-Obershtain

    The 1980-1990's

    Wild, Manfred, Emile Becker

    Watermelon tourmaline, rock crystal, silver; carving, polishing, mounting

    19 х 16.5 х 9.5 cm


    Box of hexagonal form, carved from a single huge rough of rock crystal quartz, centering on two large cross-section slices of rare watermelon tourmaline from Madagascar, set into rock crystal frame of the lid and base and silver border of the lid. With hinged silver-gilt mount.