Dendritic Opal Hoops
Dendritic Opal on antique silver-plated boho hoops with grey Niobium earwire
This common Opal is identifiable by its black markings, which is Manganese. This creates a distinct leaf or branch shape that resembles a fern or a tree. Dendritic refers to an object with leaf/branch-like forms. This is why you might hear this stone referred to as Moss Opal.
Also known as Merlinite, Dendritic Opal is said to be used by healers, mystics + shamans to connect with the"center of the world"*
With its black + white properties, it's believed to be a strong yin yang balancing crystal*
Dendritic opals are said to possess a heightened connection to past lives + inner healing*
Length: 3.25" from earwire to edge of stones