Aura Druzy Shell (#3)
Aura Druzy Shell, (#3)
At over 100 million years old, it is no wonder that this shell is a unique and fascinating find. Its combination of druzy and rare chirality make it a very rare find. Chirality refers to the shells spiral. Only about 10% of the world's shells form as a left-handed, or sinistral coil. The spiral coil alone makes this beauty a rare and wonderful find. However, in addition, gorgeous druzy crystals line the inside of this shell. These shells have only been found one place in the world, the Dhar region of India, and only about 5% of the pieces found contain fully formed druzy crystals! This piece has a flat back, and is can stand on its side.
Weight: 160.25 carats (32.05 grams)
Approx. Dimensions: 50mm x 30mm x 15mm
*Please note: Although this shell underwent a man-made coating process, the shell underneath is natural and will have imperfections. The coating can also have imperfections and scratches. Please be gentle with this gem.