Daye Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
Small Cabinet, 9.3 x 6.8 x 4.2 cm

This small cabinet glitters in your hand. Under the loop you can really see the little Chalcopyrites composing the surface of the twinkling outer layer of the spheres. This piece is really cool for a multitude of reasons. Despite the occasional contact, this piece exhibits some of the best luster this find provides. The bifurcation of five of the crystals between the predominant handsome purple and a terrific teal is captivating. The adjacent accent of a small bronze orb really brings the piece together. The diversity in the sizes of spheres is visually engaging. Read up on the scientific analysis of these at