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    CITRINE GEODE PAIR
    Rio Grande do Sul, South Region, Brazil
    Citrine is one of the most desirable forms of quartz, valued in ancient times when it was thought to offer protection from snake venom and "evil thoughts". It is also known as the "success stone" or "merchant's stone" and said to attract wealth and prosperity if carried on the person or positioned correctly in the home or place of business. This beautiful pair of geodes, or "cathedrals", boasts lovely crystals of the finest deep Madeira color, studded with a few growths of large chalky quartz crystals and strikingly framed by the white quartz of the cut and polished face, in a slender, curving pair of chimneys 50 3/8 and 49¼ inches tall.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    6th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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