Three Small Natural Clear Quartz Crystal Animal Carvings - Turtle, Owl, Frog - 18.6 Grams

Pliny the Elder and Quartz!!
Set of 3 Natural Clear Quartz Crystal Carved Animals - Turtle, frog and owl
Weigh of Lot: 18.6 Grams Combined
Size: Turtle - 3.4 cm; owl - 2.8 cm; frog - 2.4 cm

Interesting facts: Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder believed quartz to be water ice, permanently frozen after great lengths of time. He supported this idea by saying that quartz is found near glaciers in the Alps, but not on volcanic mountains, and that large quartz crystals were fashioned into spheres to cool the hands.