A Crested Feathered Friend

By Leland & Daphne Boone

Animal: Bird, Material: Ruby In Fuchsite
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Daphne and Leland Boone's crested feathered friend, perhaps a jay bird, is carved of colorful ruby in fuchsite, with turquoise inlaid eyes. Fuchsite is a form of mica sometimes called chrome mica, and it comes from South Africa. About 2 1/2" long, 3/4" wide and 1 3/4" tall.