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    The Quartz crystals of Brazil can occasionally have interesting inclusions. When these are found, intrepid gem cutters will facet the stone to highlight their unusual inclusions. This set of select gemstones highlights six such gems (starting from the top of the photograph, going clockwise, and ending with the middle stone):
    · Oval cabochon of water-clear Quartz with a bevy of negative crystals crossing diagonally thru the stone: 46.8 x 31.2 x 17.6 mm
    · Light yellow trillion filled with black dendrite "fern" inclusions: 50.8 x 30.2 x 9.7 mm
    · Clear Quartz cushion cabochon with 3-D spike of coppery gold Rutile needles running lengthwise, almost like a bottle brush: 46.2 x 25.8 x 10.8 mm
    · Trillion cabochon that has fine golden rutile needles, negative cavities with "moss" inclusions, and a clear quartz body: 59.25 x 29.7 x 9.95 mm
    · Large clear Quartz teardrop cabochon filled with "moss" in colors of reddish rust brown, yellow, cream, silver, and metallic black: 68.2 x 36.3 x 15.5 mm
    · Off white/cream square cabochon with large black dendritic plant-like inc

    These 6 custom cabochons are all well polished and are in excellent condition.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    20th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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