Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Pair of crested cranes

    Pair of crested cranes

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein


    Klein, Erwin

    Rock crystal, black onyx, red coral, diamonds, emeralds, cabochon rubies; carving, fixing

    22.8 х 12.7 х 7.6 cm

    Signature: Erwin Klein 84


    Each delicate bird carved of highly transparent rock crystal quartz with inset black onyx to the heads, beak and tail. The cheeks are rendered in 18K yellow gold and pave-set diamonds, while red coral graces the neck. The eyes are set with cabochon emeralds, while the feet and crown are rendered in 18K yellow gold atop an onyx base with adornments of 18K gold and ruby cabochons.