Hand carved and polished black obsidian seal is approx. 3" high x 3-1/2" x 2-1/2". Abalone shell inlaid. Spots of gold sheen on the back.
Weighs 8.1 oz.
Made by artisans in Peru.
Very nice piece for the collector.
Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass and is hard and brittle. If fractured it has very sharp edges, which have been used in the past for cutting and piercing tools.