Opal Owl

By Heinz Postler
Idar-Oberstein, Germany

Depicting a majestic snowy owl in a landscape, a wintry scene is evoked in this carving through the use of fine quality Brazilian white opal. The play-of-color in the stone particularly highlights the body feathers of the bird.

Height 4 ½in. Weighing approximately 1655 carats.