Description

    AMETHYST
    Iraí, Alto Uruguai region
    Rio Grande do Sul
    Brazil
    6.49 x 5.19 x 1.5 inches (16.5 x 13.2 x 3.81 cm)


    This beautiful Amethyst "flower" from the prolific Rio Grande do Sul Valley of Brazil is quite sturdy for this variety. The sublime radial shape is complemented by a subtle lavender coloration. The edges are rather sharp, and the overall piece is shaped something like a "stingray" without its tail. The specimen measures a whopping 6.5 inches (16.51 cm) at its longest diameter, and the piece is translucent when back lit which lightens the color to a periwinkle hue. This is an impressive spray of radiating Amethyst.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    21st-28th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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