Oregon Opal Reverse Intaglio Carving
Juniper Ridge Opal Mine, Lake County, Oregon
By Dalan Hargrave, Gem Artist
Fine transparent orange opal from the premier mine in Oregon has been utilized in this intricate, minutely detailed carving. Depicting a pair of hummingbirds as they hover above a floral scene composed of daisies, asters and lady's slippers. This delicate carving would be suitable for setting as a pendant or would be sure to grace any opal collection.
Weighing approximately 45 carats and measuring 40 x 36 mm