This is a stunning transparent hand carved freeform type cabachon shaped natural fire opal from Mexico.The carver has followed the natural lines and character of the stone leaving some inclusions on purpose. The piece is polished. It is not treated. Body Color: Orange. Ideal for setting in a pendant, ring or pin or other jewelry or art. A lapidarist may be able to further work this piece.
Fire Opal is a variety of opal that has a bright yellow, bright orange or bright red background color. The name “fire opal” is all about the bodycolor – fiery yellow, fiery orange or fiery red. It’s not about inflash in. Transparent stones are preferred over translucent stones.
Weight (ct): 1.25
Size (mm): 8x5x5 Note: 1 inch = 25.4mm
In crystal healing, fire opal is said to fill your soul with joy and happiness. Fire opal is said to release the free flow of your emotions and feeling of warmth and harmony. Fire opal is said to be associated with the second charka and is said to promote sexual healing and therefore helps current relationships. Can use as a therapy stone.