This freeform black and red semi precious stone Mahogany Obsidian drilled stone bead pendant is 40 mm long by 16 mm wide and 8.5 mm thick. It is drilled with a 4 mm hole.
These beautiful focal point beads also have a chatoyant gold sheen effect. When rotated in bright light there is a golden flash of color!
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.