Mexican Blue Onyx DishRegular price $98.00
Mineral: Onyx, Silicate chalcedony
The beauty of onyx reminds us that nature is unparalleled in her artistry, her materials consisting only of water, minerals, and time. This hand carved dish vibrates in translucent hues of shallow ocean reefs and warm calcite gold. Commonly referred to as onyx marble, Mexican onyx, or Mexican marble, this gorgeous natural stone belongs to the Chalcedony Quartz family and is mined in an area near Mexico city where onyx, calcite, and fluorite are discovered in abundance.
This unique stone possesses rare veins alongside parallel stripes of banded calcite. It is hand carved to a free form oval shape that is perfect for holding smudging herbs, woods, incense and other precious items.
4” x 1.75” 2.65oz