This gemstone with a fabulous look and excellent quality has been newly fashioned into an ashtray. It would be a shame to use it as such. The upper surfaces of this natural malachite specimen have been partially hand-polished to show off its beautiful designs and botryoidal patterns.
Place of Origin: Congo (Zaïre)
Date of Manufacture: Unknown, Probably Hundreds of Thousands to Millions of Years Ago
Period: 15th Century and Earlier
Size: 17 x 13.5 x 4.5 cm
Hole Diameter: 7.5 cm
Hole Depth: 2.5 cm
Weight: 1.8 kg