This fine Ethiopian opal measures in at 88 carats, a lucky number in the Chinese culture. It is very difficult to find clean rough in this size from the Ethiopian deposits, and this stone would be expensive simply for its quality and size in any case.
Black Opal from Koroit, Australia. Koroit is located approximately 1000 kilometres from the east coast of Australia, right in the heart of Outback Queensland. The opals from here are unlike opal anywhere else in the world.
The colors are created by microscopic water drops within the stone. Linked to the heart, stomach and digestion, it stimulates the glands and regulates the acids and enzymes in the metabolism. It helps heal a broken heart and restores harmony.
Rainbow Moonstone is as equally appealing to me as its closest relative, Labradorite. An intriguing cabochon of Rainbow Moonstone, from India. Cut from hard-to-find rough, Romans named it so because they thought it was made of moonlight.