Snowflake Obsidian Stone Rock Carved Egg Carving
This natural semi pecious black and white stone Snowflake Obsidian egg carving is 2 inches or 50 mm in height.
Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass. This glassy, lustrous mineral is found in lava flows.
Obsidian is produced when lava cools very quickly. The lava cools so quickly that no crystals can form. In some Obsidian, the inclusion of small, white, radially clustered crystals of cristobalite in the black glass produce a blotchy or snowflake pattern (hence the name: snowflake obsidian).
Obsidian is important to many ancient cultures. It was one of the major barter materials, and has been used since prehistoric times for making tools, masks, weapons, mirrors and jewelry. Obsidian was named after a Roman-Obsius.
Metaphysical Properties of Snowflake Obsidian: Legends say Snowflake Obsidian provides strength in times of need. It also enables one to find strength and willingness to shift one's reality for the better.
U.S. Shipping terms: Cabochons, rough rock poundage and all orders over $50 are shipped for FREE in the U.S. On all others I offer First Class or Priority Mail and charge actual USPS shipping. Overnight shipping might be available but you need to call me to request it.
International Shipping terms: We offer Priority Mail or First Class (up to 4 pounds) which is the cheapest but is NOT tracked and can take 2-8 weeks for delivery. Customs, duties, taxes, etc. are the responsibility of the buyer.
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Please note: Items are One of A Kind, due to the natural stone material there may be some small natural flaws. Major flaws will be listed. You will always receive the item pictured unless otherwise noted! Any questions??-please contact me.