TITLE

Carved Diamond Crucifix

AUTHOR(S)
Du Toit, Garry
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Gems & Gemology;Summer2009, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes a carved diamond crucifix examined at a Gemological Institute of America (GIA) laboratory. The crucifix had a carving of the figure of Jesus Christ on a white metal cross. Raman analysis found that the figure was diamond. The crucifix is said to have been created by an Indian master carver.
ACCESSION #
43931803

 

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