Ruby Carving of A Bull By Eberhard Bank Idar-Oberstein, Germany
Lot 1008
Ruby, Rock Crystal, Gold and Diamond Carving of A Bull
Sold for US$ 9,375 inc. premium
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Ruby, Rock Crystal, Gold and Diamond Carving of A Bull
By Eberhard Bank
Idar-Oberstein, Germany

The body carved of massive ruby from Tanzania, gross weight approximately 2678.0 carats, with 18K yellow gold feet, horns, and inset diamond eyes, rimmed in gold. Placed on a removable polished rock crystal quartz base with 18K yellow gold border, length 5 1/4 in

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  • 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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