Opal: " For in them you shall see the living fire of the ruby, the glorious purple of the amethyst, the sea-green of the emerald, all glittering together in an incredible mixture of light." ~ Roman Pliny the Elder on Opal, Century AD--iridescence
Classic Black Crystal Opal Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia This fine and plump double-cabochon black crystal opal is the ideally suited to be mounted as a ring. A five out of five in terms of vividness and presence of color, the gem abounds in
Pietersite was discovered by Sid Pieters in and is found in Africa and China. It has the same properties as tiger's eye, but with different patterns due to its brecciated formation. The swirls, swathes and sometimes linear segments of the fibrous st
The Springwater meteorite is a pallasite (stony iron meteorite), found in 1931 near the town of Springwater, located about 100 miles west of Saskatoon, in Saskatchewan, Light shows off the honeycomb effect.