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This is an opal that is found in the sandstone on the boulder opal fields in Queensland.It has been treated to appear like black opal by being carbonized.

The polish is excellent.

Disc cut

Weight  of strand 164 cts app

size of largest bead  10x7  mm app

Lenght 16 inchs

We have strung these beads  for transport but recommend re string it.



This is a natural stone found on the opal fields in Queensland .It is precious opal embedded in the sandstone.Only by heating it with sugar does it become like black opal.This treatment is permant and goes all through the stone.Resin is added to give it a smooth top class finish which can be difficult on porous material.To view the material in the rough visit our sister site BOULDER MAGIC and search under  Opal carvings


$270.00 USD

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Auction ID 268694
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Starts 5th Apr 2011 8:05pm PDT

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