Vintage Brazilian aquamarine smooth backed carved leaf cluster stone. 23x19x11mm j-gm-pd134
Vintage Brazilian aquamarine smooth backed carved leaf cluster stone.
Hand carved fancy domed aquamarine smooth backed leaf cluster This stone is Brazilian and carved in India. Natural and unheated color. Motif is a cluster of leaves with cross hatching on each leaf. Deep carving defines the border of each leaf. This type of hand craftsmanship was done in India primarily up until the 1980s. Since then, higher labor costs have resulted in less attention to detail and finishing. Back is smooth and slightly concave. Measures 23x19x11mm This carving dates to the 1960's-1970's. 31.5 carats.