Free Combining in our 2 Stores ~ Caribbeanopals & Opalsbonanza
Wateropal with play-of-colour.
- Natural Mexican Opal
- Treatment: Unheated / Untreated
Fascinating colors on a clear watery surface. Mexico is also home of the world's most beautiful Water Opals. You can find this rare gemstone in great varieties in our vast opal collection. Water Opals come from the same deposits in the areas around Magdalena and Querétaro as the world-famous Mexican Fire Opals.
Characteristic of this kind of opal is the transparent to translucent bodycolor. This can be clear as water or can have a hint of very pale blue to a very light yellow orange. In addition to this bodycolor, Water Opals can show a wonderful play-of-color consisting of all the colors of the spectrum. This play-of-color is known as opalescence and is due to the opals contents of silica gel and 3 to10% water. Embedded in the silica gel are tiny spheres of christobalith through which the light is refracted and separated into different color beams. The most transparent of these wonderful opals have smaller amounts of silica gel between the spheres.
Water Opals are usually cut into cabochons. Only the completely clear and transparent stones may be faceted.
With its gently shimmering pastel colors, Water Opals are said to be the stones of true artists and creative people. They inspire and encourage imagination and creative spirit.
Important Note : This material is non-hydrophane Mexican Matrix opal Its opal gamble, it may or may not hide / be gem grade material, so we rather call it Display Specimen. If you cut it and it works it is your win. There may be cracks. We display it wet . Photo and video showed in wet condition, we will ship in wet condition with normal water, please do not complain about crack after purchase as we already mention the material.
COMBINING TERMS AND CONDITIONS
a) Buyer can combine as many items as possible within 7 Days start from the first purchase, and we will not charge additional shipping surcharge for additional items.
b) Buyer pays only a single shipping fee and free to combine additional items.
c) Buyer will be BLOCKED from bidding if there is no payment after 7 Days.
SHIPPING TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1) WE ONLY USING UPS COURIER SERVICE. All shipping by DHL Courier is more secure and reliable.
2) Buyer need to responsible for own country Custom Tax if applicable.