Sotheby’s sold ‘The Magpie’s Treasure Nest Clock’ by Patek Philippe, for $2.31 million. The collection of minerals found on this clock, is quite impressive!
With extensive work on yellow gold and silver, precious stones and minerals like multi-colored agate, diamonds (24.95 carats), ruby (13.17 carats), sapphire, tanzanite, rose quartz, amethyst, mother of pearl, and rock crystal have also been a part of the ornamental timepiece. BornRich
The clock is 20 inches high and weighs 33 pounds. The blue crystal in the bird’s mouth is tanzanite.