Lapidary and Bone-carving Art Items

“Prince Frog” jewelry set

    “Prince Frog” jewelry set


    The 20th century

    Quispe Aparicio, Luis Alberto

    Chalcedony, obsidian, labradorite, tourmalines, diamonds, rubies, turquoise, sapphires, silver; carving, polishing, casting, gilding


    Chalcedony and obsidian figurine of Prince Frog with vermeil cane and quizzing-glass. Labradorite water lily-shaped base on vermeil leaves feet is adorned with vermeil leaves and detachable lilies.
    Jewelry hidden in the composition:
    - vermeil ring “fly” with tourmaline cabochon and diamonds is under the top-hat;
    - vermeil ring “kiss on lips” with rubies is in the abdomen;
    - vermeil ring and earrings “Lilies” with turquoise, amethysts, diamonds and sapphires.