Rock Crystal Carving of a Horse on an Aventurine Quartz and Silver-Gilt Base

Designed by Robert Lualdi
Switzerland
Hexagonal box made of aventurine and silver gild with handcrafted and hand engraved decorations. On top is a finely carved rock crystal with gold tack, finely engraved and hand chiseled. This piece is from the imagination of renowned designer Robert Lualdi. 18K gold, 141.4 grams, Silver 3,800 grams, diamonds .16 carat. Height 11 2/5in
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Robert Lualdi
Robert Lualdi was born in the mountains of Northern Italy in 1944. He began his jewelry profession in Zurich studying under many master lapidary artists and jewelry designers. As of 1980 he established his own atelier and became internationally recognized for his creations of Animalia and birds of prey, especially those made in silver, gold and precious stones. Robert Lualdi retired from professional life in 2011, but still does private commissions for his discreet and loyal clientele.