Black Opal Carving of a Frog
Mintabie, South Australia, Australia
By Ronald Stevens
Rich black crystal opal from Mintabie has been utilized in this realistic carving of a frog. The head and body are rich in tonal hues of black to dark gray with blue overtones, naturally graduating to light gray and yellow for the pair of leaves upon which he rests.
Weighing approximately 125.0 carats and measuring 5.5 x 3.5 x 2.0mm