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    Description

    Labradorite Box
    Stone Source: Madagascar

    This small box is made out of attractive Labradorite from Madagascar. This material is unique as it has an exclusive phenomenon known as Labradorescence. A lot of care was taken to create this box as all sides have strong areas that catch light to create this phenomenon. When viewed from certain angles, these crystal planes, which were created within the mineral, reflect light back as bright gold, green and blue. The lid and sides are book-matched with large shiny patches. The inside is lined with black stone and finished with a gold-plated piano hinge. The bottom has felt feet on a black stone base.
    Overall Measurements: 4.25 x 2.75 x 1.25 inches (10.79 x 6.98 x 3.17 cm)

    Provenance: Central Coast Collection

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    5th-6th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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