Sardonyx is a variety of the silica mineral called chalcedony which contains variegated colored orbs or spherical inclusions or zones. This variety with heavy bands of reddish-brown carnelian of the silica are colored by impurities of iron oxide.
Carnelian has a long history of being an ornamental stone with many early religious or spiritual symbols were etched into it or totems carved from it.
We will select "best of lot". Sizes are from 2.0 to 3.0 inches in length.