Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

Carving of a baby snow owl

    Carving of a baby snow owl

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    the 20th century

    Zimmerman, Alfred

    Amethyst, gold; carving, polishing

    7.6 х 6.4 х 5 cm

    Monogram signature AZ for Alfred Zimmerman


    Baby snow owl is carved from a pure gem-quality large crystal of Uruguayan amethyst having a high degree of transparency. Minute detailing is evident in every aspect of the carving. Mounted with 18K yellow gold feet and beak.