The sensuous curves and flowing lines that are the signature of artist Naomi Sarna are embodied in this hand-carved 942-carat Morganite, which floats on a vase of Sterling Silver clouds.
This white and green 222.50-carat Burmese Jadeite sculpture was awarded the Silver Medal from the Zi Gang Bei International Jade Competition in Suzhou, China. Winter Bird, Spring Greens perches on a base of darkened Silver atop a Quartz Crystal from the Avant Mine in Arkansas.
Evocative of nature’s mighty elements of wind and rain converging, River Wind is a 735-carat gem-quality Blue Topaz, which sits on a Sterling Silver base. River Wind won an American Gem Trade Association Spectrum Award for Carving.
Inspired by the classic paisley pattern found in textiles, The 105-carat Paisley Citrine won a Gemmy Award from the Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist’s Design Competition. The carving creates the illusion of a paisley pattern in the stone.
A study in light, this 424-carat Amethyst sculpture, Fade to Purple, was carved to show the various hues of purple in the gem. Showcased on a Sterling Silver base, it won First Place for Carving from the American Gem Trade Association Spectrum Awards.
The delicate rutile threads sparkling throughout the carving are created by titanium dioxide. Golden Oriole is a 375-carat rutilated quartz carved to bring out the hematite flecks and rutile threads creating a unique piece of gemstone art. It nests on an acrylic base.