Ammolite Cabochon. Placenticeras sp.. Creta...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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This large Ammolite cabochon has a flat pear shape to highlight the natural texture and color of the material. Known as both a fossil and gemstones, this specimen has a lot of attractive attributes. The nicely cut and polished cabochon is well-balanced and displays the mesmerizing "dragon skin" coveted by collectors. This example is very representative of the Canadian material and exhibits flashes of bright red, green, yellow and blue. A truly stunning specimen which is in pristine condition.
Measurements: 24.64 x 21.74 x 3.94 mm, 22.05 cts.
Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
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