Gem News International
Gems & Gemology, Spring 2014, Vol. 50, No. 1

Exceptional Gem Artistry in Sunstone, Rutilated Quartz, and Beryl – Tucson 2014

Duncan Pay
April 30, 2014
Carved stones by Alexander Kreis
Figure 1. The morganite carving on the left was inspired by the floating watches in the famous Salvador Dali painting “The Persistence of Memory.” The geometric carvings on the right look simple when the stone is viewed from the base but produce an array of bright reflections and crystalline brilliance when viewed from above. Photo by Eric Welch; courtesy of Sonja Kreis.

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