THE SNAKE HEAD
IS THE ONLY PRECIOUS OPAL FOSSIL OF A SNAKE HEAD EVER SEEN. I REPEAT: THIS IS THE ONLY ONE PUBLISHED!
THE precious opal snake head is cast in precious white opal and covered with crystal opal. The head was preserved in glycerin but the body segment is dry and has not crazed in over 20 years. This came from a fee dig mine in 1992. That's one half that has been dry for more than long enough to prove it did not need to put the head cast into glycerin to not craze. This cast is of straight up color white base precious opal with good multicolor play of fire. The outside rind, which was against the matrix and cast the skin, is of an airy contra luz in yellow green red flashes. Non experts don't believe it is real, but I have to pry it out of biologists hands. Interested parties please contact me.
A CAT scan was un-conclusive to species as it was shot 90 degrees off optimum. Thanks anyway to the nuclear medicine department at Merle West Hospital in Klamath Falls, Or. for their help with scans. I'm still waiting for an expert to show up out here for a positive ID Certification that does not require me to loan it out for unknown periods of time into bad security situations. There is a wealth of metaphysical power in thies fossil. The serpent in mythology signifies change.
The fossil was made with the tip of the chin above the last layer of opalization (belly up). There is no visible internal structures replaced and the cast is of the surface features only. A world renowned expert (who is forced to be anonymous by his employers) stated it was probably a shovel head snake that were fairly common then and it was a pity the nose was out of the solution and the whiskers were not preserved. He could not see any internal structure in the core under 10x loupe. He was not positive to the species but it was definite it was a snake and not some lizard. The scale patch on the head needs to be matched to positively identify the exact species. Snakes can be cast just like a stick. I was told Mrs. Leaky found an agate replaced snake when digging in Africa. Soft tissue casts ARE SO MUCH RARER than a bone or tooth, they are miracles.
This is a 3 dimensional fossil cast in precious gemstone. Serious principles and dealers only please. Consignment arrangements by bonded contract only. It is an all natural gemstone serpent fossil that is truly ONE OF A KIND. It was in tailings on top of dust in July when found on private property. It is stable in a glycerin dome.
The serpent, or snake, symbolized knowledge and is used repeatedly in different religions. The serpent is a symbol of the house of Windsor also.
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