This beuatifully preserved Asteroceras sits at the top of an aesthetic piece of matrix which has a level base for upright display. The centre of the solid calcite ammonite is immaculate. Approximately 200 million years old.
This absolutely magnificent split nodule is one of the finest specimens ever to come from this iconic Liassic location. Each half has been ground gem smooth and a high polish applied to reveal many hundreds of small ammonites, Promicroceras marstonense in absolutely stunning detail. The base on each half is level and has attached an anti-slip and scratch pad. The septarian which radiates through two pieces resembles lightning and is totally unique to this area and formation. Sadly, this location yields no more pieces/nodules of this highly sought after material. This highly aesthetic pair would grace any world class collection or just as a statement piece for any state of the art apartment or country home. This wonderful and one off fossil is approximately 200 million years old and super sized images can be viewed in "Showcase Fossils".
This absolutely stunning and unique large piece of original Marston Marble would grace any top interior, from a state of the art townhouse to a country mansion. This world class piece shouts "decadence"!! Pieces of this size are very rare indeed. This very fine example has been ground gem smooth after a clear stone resin has filled the open septarian then a high polish applied to reveal many hundreds of small ammonites, Promicroceras marstonense with honey coloured calcite replacement. The matrix has a flat base for upright display which has attached an anti-slip scratch pad for ease of mind when displaying on wood or glass surfaces. A truly magnificent display fossil which is approximately 200 million years old. This high class fossil will make a sound investment piece and will only go up in value over the years. The reverse side of the nodule has been left nodule which again is a lovely feature. Super sized images of this specimen can be viewed in "Showcase fossils".
Another large piee of original Marston Marble which has been ground gem smooth and a professional polish applied to reveal thousands of small ammonites, Promicroceras marstonense. Any open septarian has been filled with clear stone resin which is a lovely feature. The base is flat and has attached to it an anti-scratch slip pad for peace of mind against scratches on wood or glass. This material is totally unique and incredibly scarce and is approximately 200 million years old. Any top interior designer would place this wonderful piece in either a state of the art house or country mansion. Marston marble is an iconic Liassic deposit which until recently hasn't been seen for over 250 years. Sadly, the temporary exposure which these pieces came from yield no more, so these are "one-off's". Larger images of this specimen are available to view in "Showcase Fossils".