Lapidary Works of Art

Hummingbird drinking nectar

    Hummingbird drinking nectar

    20th century

    Muller, Peter

    Pink quartz, tourmaline, amethyst, translucent quartz, beryl, silver; carving, polishing

    Height 13 cm


    Rose quartz hummingbird with spectacular wings of banded tourmaline in shades of pink, purple and green.
    The bird's long silver beak dips into an amethyst flower on a silver stalk, with a second, closed flower, and three quartz leaves, all finely rendered, atop a pale matrix rock containing vivid green beryl crystals.