Queensland matrix opal. Description: Matrix mean surrounded by. Naturally occurring opal embedded in iron stone.
The matrix opal has an even opal patterns throughout the black iron stone. The original cutting of the rough piece has been design for use as in a quality jewellery piece.
The cabochon could be worn both side in a the carefully selected design. Colour in the front displays a red / orange pattern through the center in certain lighting with green / blue surroundings. The colour is bright and intense in sunlight. The back displays predominated green which is also noticed around all the edging.