More to explore:
Dendritic Opal - A crystal dendrite is a crystal that develops with a typical multi-branching tree-like form. Dendritic crystal growth is very common and illustrated by snowflake formation and frost patterns on a window. Dendritic crystallization forms a natural fractal pattern.
dendritic peruvian opal - lovely landscape view!
"Honey opal" from Hungary, with manganese dendrite
Fractal branching patterns in nature, Dendritic Agate Cabochon
Nature Art: petrified plant! "Mocha choca locha stone" by Captain Tenneal 2008-02 (@flickr 6043385962)
fauxpals (Faux Opals) by meeellla, via Flickr Instructions to make can be found at: www.flickr.com/...
Opal: Fantastic up close detail of an Opal stone. Lines, shapes and colour. Incredible ideas forming in my head that need to get onto paper!!
Blue Green Peruvian Opal: enhances cosmic consciousness while promoting psychic visions. Assists in bringing forth and expressing the "authentic self" | #perspicacityparty #magicgeodes #opal
opal - what I imagine seeing the aurora borealis would be like (never seen the Northern Lights in person)
Lightning Ridge Opal Specimen by Wood's Stoneworks and Photo Factory, via Flickr
and a big rock of Opal to carve also would be awesome. Freeform carved Queensland boulder opal
Precious opal, Mintabe, Australia...