Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Penguin on ice floe

    Penguin on ice floe

    Germany, Idar-Obershtain

    Zimmerman, Alfred

    Ametrine, yellow gold 18K; carving

    Height 12 cm

    Monogram signature "AZ"


    Penguin is carved from a large single crystal of highly transparent ametrine, the natural variety of quartz which is an intergrowth of both amethyst and citrine found only in Bolivia. The penguin stands atop an ice floe. Mounted with 18K yellow gold feet and beak.