Idar-Oberstein, Germany, a piece of tourmaline from the Pala Mine, San Diego, California, weighing approximately 360. 00 carats was used in the fabrication of this extraordinary scent bottle. The color graduates from bright pink to bottle green at the collar while the threaded stopper is also carved of a bi-color tourmaline. The collar is accented with a border of 30 round brilliant diamonds weighing approximately 0.30 carats total, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold. Hand inscribed: M. Wild. Height: 10.20 cm.
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