My first faceted opal. Outstanding pinfire!
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Skin-to-skin bars!!!! This opal is stunning. The bars in the opal are oriented slightly diagonal to the face and they roll from one side to the other as the opal is moved about. This is the only one like this that I have seen. It stands out as being a very unique top gem. I think you will love this gem!
The bars are always visible - from bright lights to low lights. The bars even look stunning with nothing but candlelight.
Note: This bar pattern is distictly different than the ribbon pattern that you see from time to time. Here, there are geometric bars that are very densely layered on top of eachother. As one bar turns off another bar turns on. This creates a pseudo rolling effect but really the bars are flashing on and off. The bars never loose their geometric shape - they are there all of the time and you can see them with just about any light source.
Weight: 3.87 carats
Size: 12.36mm x 9.00mm x 5.41mm
Base Color: Light crystal, you can easily read text through it.
Consistency of Base Color (face-up): One corner is light opal with no color.
Brightness Of Fire: Very bright. Easily seen from arms length
Fire Color: Multicolor
Fire Pattern: Rolling bars
Directionality: Beautiful color from all angles
Cut: Standard shape cabochon with high grade cut and polish. Ready to be set into jewelry or to keep as an investment
Inclusions: One small pit on the side. It is hard to see. Since this is a high dome opal and the small pit is on the side you really don't notice it unless you start to look for it - even then it can be a bit hard to find.
Treatments: None - 100% natural untreated opal
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About My Pictures and Videos
I want you to have a very good idea of what you are buying before you buy it. I don't do any editing to my images other than cropping to size. The images that you see are accurate to the best of my ability but there is more color and life in the opals than I capture in my images. So, the opals will be better in hand.
If you are new to opals then you should know that it is impossible to capture the exact nature of an opal in images. Many opals look different under different lighting conditions. Make sure to look at your opal with the sun at your back and coming over your shoulder. Not all opals look best in full sunlight. Some opals look better with less light. I hope you have fun exploring the wonderful world of opal.
A note about my opals: My opals are acquired from the best most direct sources possible. I personally sift and sort through thousands of carats of opals to bring you the best gems that stand-out from the rest. All opals are unique – that is why we love them so much. Uniqueness is matter of degree. The opals you see here are unique to a very high degree.
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|Starts||31st Dec 2017 5:00pm PST|
|Ends||8th Jan 2018 5:06pm PST|
|Standard Shipping||$6.00||21 Days|
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