My son has a friend who is on a university exchange program in Frankfurt, Germany. She visited the Museum Idar-Oberstien.
The sign on the front says Mineralien Edelstein Schmuck meaning Mineral, Gemstone and Jewellery. I love that-Schmuck means jewellery!
Fountain pen, inkwell, letter opener, wax seal stamp
Crystal city scape
These are supposed to be the largest cameos in the world!
I've always had a fascination with Cameos
They always have a story to tell
Carved from Agate and Obsidian
Opal and on the right Aquamarine and Feldspar
Malachite and Rock Crystal
Tourmaline - the smaller pieces on the right are Watermelon Tourmaline
This concludes the first part of our tour. Part two next time.