5.9" Wide Blue Calcite Jewelry Box
This is a 5.9" wide jewelry box made of slabs of colorful blue calcite that were mined in Argentina. The lid of the jewelry box is 5.95" x 5.9", and adds .25" to the height of the jewelry box.
Often sold under the name blue onyx or aquamarine onyx this beautiful, marbled, blue/caramel stone is actually calcite and not technically an onyx. It's quarried in the high mountains of Argentina at an elevation of over 17,000 feet and used as an ornamental or decorative stone.