Item was described accurately and shipped very fast. Beautiful Opal Crystal.
|Dimensions (mm)||not provided|
|Weight (carats)||not provided|
GENERAL INFO :
|What is it?||NATURAL SHELL OPAL FROM COOBER PEDY INLAID INTO A SANDSTONE ROCK IN WHICH OPAL CAN BE FOUND IN LIGHTNING RIDGE.THE OLD TIME MINERS CALLED IT SHIN CRACKER OPAL AS WHEN YOU DIG IN YOUR MINE THE CHUNKS FALL DOWN AND HIT YOUR SHIN..AND HURT AND BLEED.. IT WAS CONSIDERED GOOD LUCK AS IT MEANT THAT YOU WERE CLOSE TO FINDING OPAL.|
|Where's it from?||COOBER PEDY|
|How big?|| large 42x36x14
|How heavy? (measured in carats):||--108|
|Additional info:||--hole drilled for necklace
|JEWELRY RELATED SPECS:|
|Metal (If applicable):||--|
|Setting (If applicable):||--|
|Setting Size (If applicable):||--|
|Colour:||MULTI COLUR RICH FIRE|
|Number of pieces:||1|
|On a scale of 1-5, 5 being brilliant we rate the brightness of this opal to be:||4.2|
6 mm = 1/4 inch (Approx)
5 carats = 1 gram (Approx)
I was pleasantly surprised when this arrived. The stone is more beautiful in person than even the pictures showed and the intricate precision on the carving makes it all the more breathtaking to see. Thank you so much.
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|Starts||6th Jan 2006 3:50am PST|
|Registered Shipping||$16.00||21 days|
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