Wearable gem carvings can be functional as well as decorative, like this belt hook in the form of a phoenix, carved from agate. China, 1700-1800. On display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Public Domain.
Article: Grading Gem Carvings
Credit: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
|Gemstone||Quartz, Chalcedony, Agate|
|Natural or man made||Natural|