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    QUARTZ SPHERE: A CRYSTAL BALL WONDER
    Bahia, Brazil

    The favorite tool for scryers, as those who claim that they can see into the: future/past/neighbors house by viewing mirrors, water and best of all - a crystal ball. This is a fine example of the latter, just waiting to provide hours of visions and psychic entertainment for the lucky purchaser. You do not have to be of Romany heritage or an aged crone in order to appreciate the marvelous clarity and transparent purity of this lapidary work of art. Many of these were fashioned from natural Quartz crystals, from the government stockpile of optical Quartz, that was sold off when synthetic Quartz crystals ended the quest for the rare natural crystal, 'clean' enough to be used for optics and radio oscillator crystals. The stockpile is gone, so there isn't going to be a flood of these hitting the market in the future. The marvelous sphere measures 2.5 inches (6.35 cm) in diameter and is in excellent condition with a fine polish and one faint "thumbprint" inclusion to prove its natural origin.
    Offered at no reserve.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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