Lapidary Works of Art and Ivories

A Heron in slough

    A Heron in slough

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein


    Bank, Eberhard

    Rock crystal, tourmaline, calcite, diamonds, gold, silver; carving, polishing, mounting

    Height 19.6 cm


    A heron is carved of highly transparent rock crystal quartz, with bi-color tourmaline beak, on silver legs, resting upon a calcite geode base, embellished with 18K yellow gold flowers and marsh plants accented with a small diamond, atop an oval base of polished rock crystal quartz.