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Leopard Opal – Wild Cat Magic

Mysterious like the big wildcat of the savannah


Leopard Opal is predominantly black basalt rock with numerous small opalescent opal eyes shimmering with all colors.

The living stone with its mysterious, almost velvety and yet powerful charisma is reminiscent of the soft fur of a leopard.
The leopard opal with its mysterious shimmer on a dark background harmonises with every other fashion color that is currently in trend.

The opal is said to support our well-being.

Due to the surprisingly flashing color sparks, which also change depending on the incidence of light, the leopard opal has a very invigorating effect on the one hand, on the other hand the connection with the dark volcanic bedrock also helps to maintain a mental overview and inner peace.

Mining and processing

The only deposit known to date was discovered around 1967 and is located near Sinaloa in the Hildalgo province of Mexico.

The deposit is so remote that it can only be reached by a horseback ride lasting several hours.
The material is dug up by hand and then has to be transported back to civilization by mule, which is time-consuming. This is perhaps the reason why the leopard opal rarely appears in the trade.