A Tourmaline crystal that has been carved into Hindu god Ganesha. This work was done by Nuang Ballinger at Artisan Jade, Nuang is well known for the quality and detail of his work, he works mostly with unique gemstone & crystal carving. Ganesha, also spelled Ganesh, also called Ganapati, elephant-headed Hindu god of beginnings, who is traditionally worshiped before any major enterprise and is the patron of intellectuals, bankers, scribes, and authors. The crystal was kept intact in the back of the carving, showing the metamorphose that it has been through changing into a fibrous Tourmaline crystal. This piece is 5.2 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm and it weighs 2 oz.
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