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    Polished Egg - "Gem" Dinosaur Bone
    Jurassic, Morrison Formation
    Utah, USA

    Some quality fossil material including Petrified Wood and, even, Dinosaur Bone, can often be made into something even more special at the hand of a talented lapidary artist. Cutting and polishing can take rough material, with limited appeal, and make it attractive and interesting. While "gem" Dinosaur Bone can simply be cut and polished to reveal the fabulous agatized colors and patterns of the coveted Jurassic material; it can, at times, be taken further where sculptural creations can be the result. this chicken size egg hewn out of reddish "gem" Dinosaur Bone from Utah. This Jurassic material is, without question, well-suited for cutting, carving and polishing. This egg has a consistent "veiny" red and green-gray coloration over its entire surface. The artist has captured the shape perfectly with the "natural" taper to the end.
    Overall Measurements: 2.7 x 2.0 inches (6.9 x 5.1 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.


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    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
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