Paisley Citrine Carving

Carved Gemstones: It’s All an Illusion

“What you see in one of my finished gemstone carvings is really an illusion,” comments Naomi Sarna, whose award-winning hand-carved gemstone sculptures and jewelry is prized by both art collectors and jewelry collectors. She goes on to explain that what you see in one of her carvings is an interaction between the front and the back of the piece so you see something that doesn’t actually exist.