Gemstone Box

Of hexagonal outline, mounted with 18K yellow gold and inlaid with rhodochrosite, agate, malachite, turquoise, lapis, jasper and having a fitted interior lined with Kalahari jasper. The lid is decorated with a geometric design centering on a turquoise and lapis star inset into an inlay of synthetic opal.

Each of the six side panels features a mother-of-pearl inlay with jaspers selected to depict landscapes, signed M.K. and IB 57, dated 1996. Measuring 5 x 5 x 2in