This selection contains a range of desirable items related to the areas of Jewellery and Minerology, with an emphasis on rare gemstones.
We have a rather unusual collection of uncommon and hard to find pieces including; ancient beads from the 2nd to the 5th century, Merkabahs in silver and crystal form, Turkoman wedding bracelet and more. Rare and collectable gems NSW Australia.
All prices in $ Australian Dollars
This rare ,and beautiful bead ,from Maharashtra (India) features an ancient Silver Arab coin .These coins arrived on Dhows using historic trade winds from the Middle East. The beads were both a store of value and worn on the ankle ,alerted snakes to their presence in the fields. The patina of wear is obvious on this coin ,it`s value is in its history and antiquity. Bead weights 11.2g (pure silver),and is 3.5cm long. Coin 2.3cm round
Price: $ 175.00 Product ID: 2249
For sale is an old carved seal, the seal is carved into a sapphire cab, and shows a Brahmin type cow , reclining on the ground. This piece show clearly the Indian influence on the Burmese culture. I have no idea as to the age of this specimen, which I picked up in an antique shop in Burma a few years ago. I dont think these are very common.
21 x 15 x 6mm
Price: $ 66.00 Product ID: 2922
For sale are some kornerupine cats eyes from Sri Lanka. These stones all have fine sharp, silvery white cats eyes, well centered on the olive green stones. It was not easy to take a pic with all the cats eyes centered, Im sorry.
BALANGODA, SRI LANKA.
5.6 x 5 x 3.5mm, LARGEST.
Price: $ 20.00 EACH Product ID: 2789
A traditional tribal jewellery Dragon bangle , this piece came from a Tibetan refugee ,almost 40 years ago. It is difficult to find these pieces today. Bangle weights: 121g , and 54mm wide on inside,
Price: $ 200.00 Product ID: 2253
For sale is a very fine eudialite cab from Kola Penn, Russia. This magenta eudialyte, has an excellent polish, as well as having a very large coverage of this very rare mineral. The color flashes a sharp red in some areas when moved. Overall this is a very fine cab. This is better in person.
MT PUTELICHORR, KOLA PENINSULAR, NORTHERN REGION, RUSSIA.
17.5 x 12 x 7mm
Price: $ 38.00 Product ID: 3755
For sale is a large gaspeite cab from 132 North Mine, W.Aust. This location is acknowledge to have produced the worlds finest gaspeite specimens. For sale is a gaspeite from Widgiemooltha, W.Aust. Gaspeite is a rare nickel carbonate, this location was the biggest find of collectible material in the world, Discovered in the early 1990s, the location was exhausted by the end of the decade. All material available today is recycled from that original find, so as you can understand it even rarer today. This specimen is virtually solid gaspeite!
132 NORTH MINE, WIDGEEMOOLTHA, W.AUST.
30.5 x 25 x 6.5mm
Price: $ 85.00 Product ID: 3484