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    Description

    Boulder Opal Box
    Stone Source: Queensland, Australia
    Artist: Konstantin Libman

    One of the first things noticeable about this ornate box is the electric blue Opal which explodes off the mostly sandy brown matrix. The box has been fashioned out of Boulder Opal from the type locality for the material: Australia. The lid features a distinct "butterfly" pattern fashioned by expert lapidary Konstantin Libman. The box appears seamlessly matched on all sides, complimented by gold-plated brass fittings and lined with Spanish Cedar. The inside walls and base are made from black Diabase (Dolerite) which contains flecks of glass creating a glistening affect. This piece is in pristine condition and comes with its own custom velvet lined presentation box. All of these aspects come together to create a harmonious treasure box.
    Overall Measurements: 6.85 x 6.89 x 2.24 inches (17.40 x 17.50 x 5.70 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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