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Researchers uncovered artifacts—glass vessels and beads, rock crystals, gemstones, cowry shells and pottery—that originated in Yemen, Madagascar, the Maldives and China.
Sandalwood and ebony morphed into stunning wood-and-gold link bracelets; a chunk of rock crystal became a knockout ring.
The painting is so detailed that there are imperfections visible in the rock crystal.
The palisade fabric is similarly unconvincing, Bosak says, because such rock crystal formations could form from non-biological causes, such as after an asteroid impact.
Fidel Castro bought a bracelet for his sister (with traveler's checks), and Andy Warhol amassed a collection, including a bracelet of emeralds, rock crystal, and diamonds from the 1940s.
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