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Necklace engraved from jet

Gunter Altenkirch, Gersheim-Rubenheim and Staatskanzlei des Saarlandes Open Gallery

State Chancellery Saarland

State Chancellery Saarland

Jet is a fossil sapropelite, a specific form of petrified coal, which originated from the wood of large monkey-puzzle trees during the Jurassic period. Jet is also referred to as "black amber" and was often processed in mining regions for the production of mourning jewellery.

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  • Title: Necklace engraved from jet
  • Creator: Gunter Altenkirch, Gersheim-Rubenheim, Staatskanzlei des Saarlandes Open Gallery
  • Subject Keywords: Das Erbe Kapitel 1 – Kredit der Sonne

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