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    MUONIONALUSTA METEORITE JEWELRY SET: MATCHING PENDANT & EARRINGS
    Iron fine octahedrite - IVA
    Northern Sweden - (67° 48'N, 23° 6'E)

    Scientists consider the Muonionalusta meteorite to be the oldest meteorite known to man, dating back 4.5 billion years ago. Today, one can wear it as a luxury accessory. This attractive matched set of earrings and pendant have been accented with precision crafted pieces of the Muonionalusta meteorite. Each piece exhibits the Widmanstätten patterning and is crafted to resemble a celestial orbit. Each earring has a 0.8 cm diameter meteorite ball plated with white gold inside a 2.2 cm diameter earring. The pendant has a 1 cm diameter meteorite ball also plated with white gold, which rests inside a 2.5 cm diameter pendant. All of the findings are sterling silver and are in pristine condition. It is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
    Offered at no reserve.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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