This stunning half ammonite would make an incredible statement piece in any home or serious collection. The ammonite's hollow cavities have been filled in with clear resin, ground gem smooth and a high polish applied to reveal a totally unique look. Many hours of work have gone into this piece to get it to this stage. The ammonite has a pin point centre and many beautiful colours as well as the bottom chamber packed with hundreds of calcite crystals. This ammonite was discovered in 1979 and has remained in the same collection ever since. These large, Stellare ammonites from this iconic locality are incredibly rare and high sought after by interior designers and high end collectors alike. This 200 million year old ammonite is a complete one off. Fossils Direct are constantly striving to exceed our customers expectations. The ammonite comes with a wrought iron stand for display purposes.
Inside the centre of this Xipheroceras lies a small(22mm) but perfect Promicroceras, both of which are preserved in various shades of calcite. The surface has been ground gem smooth and then a high polish applied even around the edge. The matrix base has been cut flat for upright display. Approximately 200 million years old. A unique one off item.
This fantastic piece is a very thin slice taken through an ammonite which has been preserved in pale yellow calcite. Both sides have been ground gem smooth and finally a high polish applied. When a light source is present on the reverse side the ammonite glows intensely. A great display item for either the home or office space which is totally unique. Approximately 195 million years old.