better looking live than in picture. Small chip out of back of opal. Wish I had known. Could have shown in pics but still a good deal
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THIS IS A OPAL DOUBLET WITH STRONG COLOURS. THEY ARE MADE FROM CRYSTAL FROM LIGHTNING RIDGE. IT IS READY TO BE MADE IN TO A RING OR PENDANT. WE CALL IT BLACK AS IT IS MADE FROM CRYSTAL MINED AT OUR OPERATION IN LIGHTNING RIDGE WHICH IS FAMOUS FOR BLACK OPAL.. MOST DOUBLETS ARE MADE FROM MATERIAL FROM COOPER PEDY. WE HAVE CUT THIS STONE IN ASIA AS ON THE OPAL FIELD IT COSTS $ 3.00 TO $5.00 JUST TO GET ONE MADE HERE. IT TAKES TWICE AS LONG TO MAKE A DOUBLET AS IT DOES TO CUT A SOLID STONE. .ON THE OPAL FIELD WE USUALLY VALUE A DOUBLET AT APP 10% OF A NATURAL SOLID BLACK OPALS.REDDISH COLOURS ARE THE HARDEST TO FIND.
BLUE PURPLE COLOUR
WEIGHT 1.80 CTS
SIZE: 10 X 8 X 3 MM APP
6MM= 1/4 INCH
Opal Body Tone Scale as per recommendation by the Australian Opal and Gem Industry Association Ltd.
1 Faint, 2 Dull, 3 Bright, 4 Very Bright, 5 Brilliant - Gem Quality
|The Seda Opal Story|
Paul Sedawie started mining at the Four mile field in Lightning Ridge in 1986 with his first partner Bob Young. It took them 6 months to find a decent stone and this experience gave me a healthy respect for the stone and how hard it is to find. The Seda Opal company was incorporated in 1994. We are a member of the Australian Opal and Gem Industry Association .we and . Seda Opals is an abbreviation from our surname Sedawie. The business is mainly wholesale and it is through this site that we can bring the opal fields direct to you. If you don't really like anything, return it for a no questions asked refund or swap it for other stock. You will also find us as the trade shows in Tuscon and Denver. We also send sales staff to some Europe and Asian countries. Our aim is to offer a realiable, friendly service providing good value for your money. Your continued business is our business. All the best. Paul Sedawie and staff.
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