CARVING GEMSTONE CALCITE SQUIRREL & DOLOMITE JAR
This isn't just a dust collector - it's a rare find of a Russian Dolomite and Calcite carving that was actually done before the collapse of the U.S.S.R. Each one will come in it’s original box and many have a “Made in USSR” tag on the box. All this and the fact that it is adorable make it not only collectible but a great knick knack and conversation piece. Each one is hand carved and polished natural material. The calcite is yellowish brown and has flash like cat’s eye. Dolomite Box & Lid with Calcite Squirrel on Top (Average Overall Height 4 1/2”). December 26, 1991, marked the official dissolution of the U.S.S.R. and meant freedom for the satellite countries bordering Russia. These adorable carvings, which were almost certainly done before this, represent a good memory of this triumph of freedom.