Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

Eagle’s head

    Eagle’s head

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Manfred

    Ruby, onyx, carnelian, yellow gold; carving, polishing

    Height 10 cm


    The eagle's head is carved from a solid piece of Tanzanian ruby weighing about 190 carats with small hint of green zoisite, the eyes are oval cabochon of carnelian in gold setting, the eagle's head is backed with onyx and raised on integral polished onyx base.