Crystal Enthusiast Showcases Minerals as Art and Investment

Mar 28, 2015

In a special interview with Palm Beach Daily News, The Arkenstone's Dr. Robert Lavinsky was interviewed discussing his love and passion for fine minerals.

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It is a miracle that this giant aquamarine from Brazil remains intact. This 7-kilo aquamarine is called "The Helix"

Saturday, March 28, 2015
By John Nelander
Special Report for the Palm Beach Daily News

Robert Lavinsky doesn't deal in works by Picasso, Rembrandt or Monet. In fact, don’t expect to see any signature on the exotic pieces he displays – they were created millions of years ago by powerful geological forces.

“It’s nature’s art,” he said last week as he prepared for his first Palm Beach show at the Ildiko Contemporary Fine Art Gallery on North County Road. “People call it God’s art if you believe in God.”

High-end art is often more than just a way to add class to a home or office – it can be a desirable investment vehicle. And Lavinsky, through his company, The Arkenstone, has been pursuing that avenue while promoting his pieces at museums and trade shows around the world.

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