DescriptionAquamarine Skull Statue: "Everlasting Youth"
Artist: Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio
Stone source: Mozambique
The problem with immortality is that you want to get it before you look like this guy. Otherwise, dating can be a bit on the frustrating side, even if you have lovely blue eye-sockets and cheekbones to die for. Speaking of blue: the massive piece of Aquamarine that was the starting material for our stout, young fellow: it was not an easy thing to source, even in Mozambique. Crystals of this size do not grow on trees and there are whole continents that do not have Aqua crystals this size. So our young lad was special before Luis began his transformative labors, which resulted in an eternally blue youth. Golden areas on his crown give him the appearance of having hair, even if it is a little Trump-like, and the back of his head shows some of the original crystal faces that were otherwise ground away to reveal his true beauty. This simple homage to youth is unadorned, rising on a golden vertebral column from an equally simple, square base of Rock Crystal with vermeil fittings.
Overall Measurements: 9.4 x 8.7 x 8.7 inches (24 x 22 x 22 cm)
Provenance: The Faces of Eternity Skull Collection
Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000.
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