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Posted 4 years ago


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Some type of Native American bust made out of different type of mineral stones,bust has been polished to look like glass,it is so beautiful,would love to know what it is.This item came out of a storage I bought 15 years ago.

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
    It looks like a big opal in center which says this was no a cheap piece . Hard to tell much for me photo to small. Very cool piece I love it .
  2. mssue64, 4 years ago
    Yes it is an opal,the entire piece is made out of mineral stones,can't tell what all pieces are,but it is carved very well,a beautiful piece just don't have any information on maker or which tribe
  3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
    it looks mexican - retro-aztec. ??
  4. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
    I don't think it is native American either ,Mexico is possible :-)
  5. mssue64, 4 years ago
    Thanks,any idea of what's it's called
  6. ATTWOOD ATTWOOD, 4 years ago
    A truly beautiful piece.Try researching bird headressess and meaning you may find the answer.
    Not sure on gemstones and actual carved stone
    Cheers Rose
  7. ATTWOOD ATTWOOD, 4 years ago
    I am thinking the black stone is obsidion which is a volcanic stone.I have a Couple of carvings made from it
  8. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
    I believe that was clue ATTWOD
    It is obsidion and Here is one less decorated than yours but made in same way

    Aztec Mexico right on ho2cultcha :-)
  9. mssue64, 4 years ago
    Wow! you guys are awesome!!!! thanks so very much,Manikin,Attwood,and Ho2cultcha!!!!

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