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    Ruby Dragons
    Artist: Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio
    Stone source: Tanzania

    This impressive sculpture features two dragons that have been carved out of a single Ruby crystal. They have gold vermeil features that help to accentuate the movement and flow of the piece, as the dragons are rising, entwined, from a base of golden flames. The base is comprised of multi-layered colorless Quartz platforms, which are also rimmed in vermeil. These Asian-inspired dragons are symbols of dignity and power: the protruding foreheads indicate wisdom, the antlers symbolize longevity, the ears denote success, the Tiger's eyes are a sign of power, and the eagle's claws showcase bravery. Red dragons represent good luck, happiness, long life and joy. This fine gemstone rendition is in excellent condition.
    Overall Measurements: 11.8 x 8.8 x 5.9 inches (30.0 x 22.4 x 15.0 cm)


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
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