LUCKY INLAID OPAL TURTLE CARVING 109 CARATS JO579

Item Information

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Weight (carats) not provided
Colors

opal opals

 

Item Specifics

Item Type:    BOULDER OPAL IRONSTONE  HAND CARVED INTO TURTLE SHAPE AND HAND PICKED OPALS FROM LIGHTNING RIDGE INLAID INTO THE TURTLES BACK,MAKING A BEAUTIFUL TURTLE DESIGN

OPALS ARE SOLID CRYSTALS.

THESE TURTLES WERE CARVED IN VIETNAM BY FACTORY THAT HAS MADE JADE JEWELLERY FOR MANY YEARS SO THE CRAFTSMAN ARE WELL SKILLED

TURTLES ARE CONSIDERED LUCKY AS MANY CULTURES CONSIDER OLD TURTLES TO BE  LUCKY.

AS WHEN BORN THE MOTHER LAYS HUNDREDS OF EGGS BUT ONLY SMALL PROPORTION SURVIVE TO ONE YEAR OLD.

BUT OLD TURTLES HAVE GOOD IMMUNE SYSTEM AND IF THEY DAMAGE OR HURT THEM SELVES THEY QUICKLY HEAL DUE TO NATURAL ANTI BIOTICS THAT THEY PRODUCE SO NASTY GASHES FROM SHARKS OF PROPELLERS ARE QUICKLY HEALED

ALSO THERE ARE NOT MANY ANIMALS THAT CAN LIVE TO 100 YEARS OLD AND EVEN FENG SHUI CONSIDER TURTLES IN YOUR HOUSE A GOOD OMEN

 

 

TURTLE  Size:  44 x 24 x7 MM

UNTREATED

Weight (Carats):   109 CARATS

Colour :BRIGHT OPALS INLAID AS TURTLE BACK ,MULTI COLOURS NATURAL

Pattern :

Number of pieces:1

Accuracy of picture :

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Comments :

Brightness Rating, 1 Dullest to 5 Brightest :

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Opal body tone as recommended by Australian Gemstone Association Ltd :

+ opal color guide

Base of opal (bottom) :

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Full opal Clean back Some Sand Majority Sand

Cabochon :

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Convert Weight : 5 Carats = 1 Gram
Covert Size : 6 mm = 1/4 inch (approx)

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