Rock Crystal Carving of a Heron in Landscape
Lot 1003
Rock Crystal Carving of a Heron in Landscape
Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium
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Rock Crystal Carving of a Heron in Landscape
By Eberhard Bank
Idar-Oberstein, Germany

Suggesting a wetlands landscape this gemstone composition focuses on a carved heron carved of highly transparent rock crystal quartz, with bi-color tourmaline beak, on silver legs, resting upon a calcite geode base, embellished with 18K yellow gold flowers and marsh plants accented with a small diamond, atop an oval base of polished rock crystal quartz. Height 7 3/4 in


  • Eberhard Bank
    Born on April 12, 1953, Bank's work follows in the traditions of the famous gem cutting city of Idar-Oberstein. Following school, he spent three and one-half years apprenticing as a gem cutter and qualified as a journeyman by 1972. He received his Master Craftsman certification from the Gem School in Idar in 1983 and opened his own studio by 1985. He has had international exhibition in Japan, Bahrain, Canada, the U.S., Switzerland, England and Germany.

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