FIRE OPAL Fire opals are unique in the lush world of the opals. The Mayas and Aztecs loved this gemstone and liked to use it in mosaics and for ritualistic purposes. They called it quetzalitzlipyollitli, the ’stone of the bird of paradise’.
Tudor Revival house by Donald Lococo and Darryl Carter . A Gustavian bench is positioned in the living room, near a Carter-designed slipper chair clad in a Glant fabric and a Regency-style armchair; the Oushak is from Galerie Shabab.