This geometric shaped aaa quality fossilized wood with native copper pendant is simply gorgeous measuring at an impressive 34.5 x 35 x 6.5mm. It is an amazing high quality, gem. There are vermeil daisies between the peruvian opals. The etched chain and clasp are 14kgf.Dangling is a peruvian, blue opal rondelle. Petrified wood is a fossil. It forms when plant material is buried by sediment and protected from decay due to oxygen and organisms. Then, groundwater rich in dissolved solids flows through the sediment, replacing the original plant material with silica, calcite, pyrite, or another inorganic material such as opal. The result is a fossil of the original woody material that often exhibits preserved details of the bark, wood, and cellular structures.
Blue peruvian opal plain hexagonal beads have a waxy luster with fairly smooth polish on this varied group of wonderfully hued peruvian opals in shades of blue, turquoise, green, black and sand. Peruvian blue opal is relatively rare is only found in the andes mountains near san patricio, peru. It is a very translucent stone with color similar to the caribbean sea. Depending on how the stone is cut it can be clear, scenic (showing varying degrees of color) or dendritic which has black, fern like inclusions. The peruvian blue opal has soft relaxing energies.Legend says that it takes the tension out of communication and helps ideas flow freely. It softens the impact of stress from the outside world and can help one to release the trauma of old wounds. It facilitates facing the future with a tranquil healing nature. This stone is reported to be good for quieting the mind and as an aid to sleep. This item is made of petrified wood.