Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Rutilated quartz bowl

    Rutilated quartz bowl

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Bohrer, Gunter

    Rutilated quartz, hematite; carving, polishing

    21.6 х 12.7 х 5 cm


    Bowl is carved from rutilated quartz, the so-called venus’ hair stone, with good transparency. The bottom part is not polished and left in its natural form, it includes many small hematite crystals.