Balboa Park Carousel Egg
This bejeweled enameled egg holds a miniature replica of the beloved carousel in Balboa Park.
Each hand-crafted animal depicts one of theactual 56 that revolve on the real carousel.
The egg took 10 years to create - and, yes, it really plays music.
Grahl Designs with Christian and Kathleen Eric and Philip D. Roberts, circa 2007.
Diamond, ruby, gold, platinum, silver, enamel, mother-of-pearl, glass, stainless steel,wood.
Courtesy of Dr. Barry Marfleet and Jim Grahl
Natural History Museum in Balboa Park, San Diego Featuring "ALL THAT GLITTERS" - The Splendor & Science of Gems & Minerals.
***Photos taken without flash through glass/plexiglass
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