It weighs 7.8 GRAMS. This piece belongs in a museum.
Pictured below is an antique Chinese Bezoar Madstone bracelet from a private collecition. Bezoars are concretions found in the stomachs of ruminants.Smaller ones were ground up and used for medicinal purposes. Many different craftsmen were involved in the decoration of these sought-after curiosities. Charles V possessed an elaborately set bezoar and there were two examples in Rudolf IIs chamber of art and curiosities. These objects were the expression of a combination of scientific interest and occult beliefs. The item "RARE Civil War Era Watch Fob Decoration MADSTONE BEZOAR in Engraved 10K GOLD" is in sale since Sunday, June 30, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "waestates" and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.