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Amethyst scepter (excellent) Charlie Key Coll. viewBack to PRE-MUNICH SHOW MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS (set 1 of 2) featuring OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Oct 25, 2018

Brandberg Complex, Brandberg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia
  • Starting Time:10/18/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:10/25/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:7.0 x 2.8 x 2.4 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:An exceptional, aesthetic and sculptural amethyst scepter from Brandberg and the Charlie Key Collection. The pretty purple amethyst crystal stalk is enclosed by a dramatic large scepter. The impressive water-clear, colorless, very glassy scepter has striking offset frosted termination faces and fantastic stepped-growth prism faces. Complete all-around and pristine. A couple of termination faces are partially lightly contacted, but there is no damage, per se. Every turn presents a strikingly different perspective to this outstanding 360-degree cutie. The amethyst imparts a perceived smoky tint to the colorless gem scepter. Difficult to photograph due to the high lustre and glassy gemminess. Valued at $500. A Brandberg classic. MUCH BETTER IN PERSON.

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