Large rounded flat stone with dramatic huge floral design. Rare size, quality. The Chrysanthemum Stones are going to be increasingly hard to find as the sources have been nearly depleted and a new dam in China is going to cover the major source. Shipping on this will be approximately $40 in the US. Has custom made wooden stand. Museum size and quality.
Double sided patterns, smaller one not shown. Chrysanthemum stones are dark limestone with naturally formed calcite patterns. Information and wooden base included. Shipping $6 to $8 in US. Eastern US higher than western US.
Dark limestone with pattern composed of Calcite/Celestite that resembles either a palm tree or a fireworks burst, very dramatic. Has custom made wooden base. The areas where these stones come from is being covered with water from a huge dam in China. They are getting hard to find. shipping cost $7 to $13 in US.
Top of the Chrysanthemum Stones we have at this time. A huge floral pattern with various levels, this stone has been sculpted perfectly to show a 3D "Chrysanthemum" in black carbonaceous limestone. We believe that the minerals that form the pattern came from preexisting sea shells that were dissolving in an ancient sea floor where calcareous muds were building, later to be hardened
Free form Chrysanthemum Stone, carved to show the internal formations of celestite/calcite that formed at the bottom of an ancient sea, before the calcareous sediments were later hardened into the limestone found in our time.
It has another smaller pattern on it's backside.