250.95 CTS BLUE PERU OPAL STRAND [VS5482]

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 15 x 15 x 8mm
Weight (carats) 250.95 carats

PERUVIAN BLUE OPAL BEADS

 

This is a bead strand very well polished and  it has a stunning blue colour.The material comes out of a copper mine in Peru along with a mineral called Chrysocolla.

The opal has been  heat treated and coloured enhanced. A natural strand of this quality would be very expensive.

Opaque

Length of beads 381 mm app

Size of   bead  15 x 15 x 8  mm app

Weight of beads 250.95  cts app

6mm=1/4 inch

This photo is the actual strand you are bidding on.

This strand has been strung with twine so we would recommened re stringing it.

We offer natural untreated Blue peru opal rough under PERU BLUE OPAL ROUGH in our store VOLCANIC OPALS

Peruvian opals range in color from very blue to green / blue to an aqua colored blue.

Peruvian blue opal is relatively rare and is only found in the Andes mountains near San Patricio, Peru. It is a very translucent stone with color similar to the Caribbean Sea. Depending on how the stone is cut it can be clear, scenic (showing varying degrees of color) or dendritic which has black fern like inclusions.

This is the national stone of Peru.

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Starting Bid $25
Auction ID 788468
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Starts 25th Jun 2019 3:40pm PDT
Ends 26th Jun 2019 5:38am PDT

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