Carved Black Opal"Aladdin's Lamp"
Lightning Ridge, Australia
Carved by Meg Barry
San Diego, California
Dubbed "Aladdin's lamp" by the artist in a reference to the ancient story of Aladdin who finds a lamp that when rubbed upon produces a genie who grants magical wishes. The present carving of solid black opal displays deep and saturated tones of blue, purple and green; it could be easily mounted to create a unique brooch which is sure to create a conversation piece.
Weighing 50.0 carats. Measuring approximately 1 7/8 x 1 5/16in. (40.7 x 30.5 x 7.9mm)