Thanks great gem. Pleasure to trade with you.
|Dimensions (mm)||34 x 32 x 9mm|
|Weight (carats)||75.85 carats|
BOULDER MATRIX ROUGH
This is a natural boulder matrix from Opalton Queensland Australia.This material has precious opal embedded in the ironstone and usually is easy to get a top polish on.You can cut stones from it make beads or do some interesting sculptures or carvings.I have blasted it was a strong water pressure with a gerni to remove the out side mud and also to loosen any small fractures.
We have taken a photo of the stone wet.
As with all rough there is a gamble in cutting-we have cut some stunning stones with this material which are listed in our sites. We also have had some disappointments and sometimes great surprises with a rough that looks like it wont cut. Some of this material if near the surface has fine fractures in it and when you cut it it will break apart.Some cutters soak it in resin to stop this. I suggest you look at in when dry before cutting so if you are not pleased you can return it.
As with all our stock if you aren’t pleased you may return it for a refund provided it hasn’t been touched in any way.
Hi, vivid colors because of the very dark base color. This porous material must be handled very carefully. Best regards and stay healthy all! Walter
Hi, nice Greens everywhere, all at best! I'm trying to get more color out of it by treating it again. Maybe it will work. Best regards and stay healthy all! Walter
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