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    RUTILATED QUARTZ SPHERE
    Bahia, Brazil

    As frequent visitors to Las Vegas know, Siegfried & Roy and their menagerie have
    been a fixture of the Vegas entertainment scene forever. The white/blonde color theme of their act is but a recent imitation of what nature has already produced in this Rutilated Quartz sphere. The hair-like inclusions enclosed by this rock crystal sphere look like a lion hair souvenir from an S&R performance: a sheet of pale gold "hairs" of Rutile, trapped for an eternity under a dome of water-clear Rock Crystal measuring 1.75 inches (4.4 cm) in diameter. Rutile inclusions in Quartz have become rather popular in the last few years. It is doubtful that Siegfried & Roy have anything to do with this phenomenon. White Tigers, Lions and Siegfried & Roy - not included.
    Offered at no reserve.


    Estimate: $500 - $600.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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