Obsidian is a form of volcanic glass, it has been used as glass by ancient cultures. Some call it smoky tears or Apache Tears, as it is said to resemble a tear when held up to the light.
Mahogany obsidian is very similar in appearance to snowflake obsidian, the difference is that in mahogany obsidian the patterns are reddish brown instead of white or grey. This is due to the presence of hematite or magnetite, giving it the reddish brown colouring. Gemstone cutters will spend time selecting and looking at the rock before cutting to choose the most interesting patterns for the making of jewellery.
Obsidian is said to reduce stress and dispel negativity when worn. Some believe it may be effective in improving blood flow and in pain management.
Carved eggs and spheres are popular items in home décor. There are also gaining popularity as items that are being used for meditation. They are nice to hold and feel, and are quickly becoming very collectible.
The collector's passion for eggs from different material, from undecorated gemstone eggs to large egg creations, has lasted until the present day, and there are still many egg collectors and admirers in the various cultures of our world.
The egg symbolizes fertility. The egg shape symbolizes the first step that we must complete in order to achieve the realization of our goals and dreams. It also symbolizes things that have no beginning and no end. In meditation, one should hold the egg in your hand. Many believe they have a have a special, comforting feeling. Collectors sometimes collect individual eggs, and sometimes collect large egg collections in “nests” or baskets.
This gorgeous gemstone egg is a beautiful addition to any home; whether for yourself or a gift for a loved one.
- Approximate dimensions: 55 mm x 40 mm x 40 mm.
- Genuine gemstone.
- This item includes an information card about the gemstone.
- A certificate of authenticity is included with this item.
- Plastic stand included.
This gemstone requires special care - exposure to water and other chemicals, such as cleaning products or aerosols, will damage it over time. If you polish the gemstone, use a dry cloth only, or an air duster that does not contain any disinfectant or other chemicals.
*The first two images are to show the approximate size and display of the egg. You will receive the exact same egg as you choose.