ANCIENT ETHIOPIAN ARROW HEAD 5 CARATS SG 2208

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Dimensions (mm) not provided
Weight (carats) 5 carats
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THIS ARROW HEAD CAME FROM ETHOPIA AND WAS FOUND IN SAME MINE AS THE OPAL ROUGH.

THE SUPPLIER ESTIMATE THAT THE ARROW HEAD IS OVER 2,000 YEARS OLD FROM NOMADIC TRIBSMEN FROM THAT AREA.

WE ENQUIRED AS TO WHAT DEPTH THE ARROW WAS FOUND BUT SUPPLIER COULD NOT INFORM BUT THEY ONLY FOUND FOUR ARROW HEADS IN THIS AREA

WE HAVE NOT TESTED IF OLD OR NEW BUT OFFER AS IS THIS ARROW HEAD ,

ONLY ONE OF FOUR AVAILABLE

ARROW SIZE  30 X 17X 3 MM

 

 

 

SOURCE  OF THIS OPAL ROUGH ETHIOPIAN.

ONE ROUGH OPAL

OPAL ROUGH SIZE AS PER IMAGE  L  MM

AFRICA

FROM AREA KNOWN  AS WELO

THIS IS ONLY A RECENT FIND

BEFORE THIS OPAL FILED THE OPAL FROM ETHIOPIA WAS DEEP RICH VOLCANIC BROWN OPAL,BUT THIS AREA HAS BEEN MINED OUT

 .THIS OPAL  SOMTIMES DOES CHANGE CONSTITUENCY WHEN LEFT IN WATER AND WILL GO TRANSLUCENT AND IS KNOWN S HYDRO OPAL..

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ETHOPIAN OPAL IS GENERALLY NOT A  STABLE AS AUSTRALIAN OPAL BUT BEAUTIFUL FIRE COLOURS ARE OFFERED AT AFFORDABLE PRICE AND THIS ROUGH IS GOOD TO CUT N POLISH.

VIEW FORUM ABOUT CUTTING AND STABLIZING ETHIOPIAN ROUGH

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http://forums.opalauctions.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1194

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Auction ID 186965
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Starts 9th Dec 2016 8:03pm PST
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