These triangle shaped red and black Mahogany Obsidian cabochons are cut in a matched pair for earrings and are 28 mm by 21 mm and 3 mm thick.
These cabochons weigh about 11 carats each.
These appear black and red but when held up to a light have translucent bands!
This variety of black obsidian is named Mahogany Obsidian and the red streaks is likely the result of trapped hematite.
Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass. This semi precious gemstone material is found in Oregon.
Metaphysical Properties: Obsidian is said to be a very grounding stone, and very healing. It is said to dispel feelings of unworthiness, that can hold one back from achieving their full potential. It sharpens and focuses internal and external vision, and helps one get in touch with buried issues before they can explode.