Great sale, beautiful piece, I will be back for more.
|Dimensions (mm)||14 x 7 x 2mm|
|Weight (carats)||1.35 carats|
|Body Tone||5 N|
Item Type: SOLID NATURAL AUSTRALIAN BLACK OPAL CABOCHON LOOSE STONE WHICH SHOWS INTRESTING PATTERN AND COLOUR FORMATION. THIS BLACK OPAL IS PERFECT CUT WITH HIGH POLISH. PERFECT FOR ONE OF PIECE SILVER JEWELLERY MAKING AS NO TWO OPALS ARE THE SAME.
Origin : LIGHTNING RIDGE, BLACK OPAL IS FOUND MAILY AT LIGHTNING RIDGE IN NSW AND AS WELL AS SOME AREAS IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. THIS MAGNIFICENT VARIETY IN GEM QUALITY IS ARGUABLY THE MOST VALUABLE. ABLAZE WITH COLOUR, ITS DARK BODY TONE APPEARANCE DISTINGUISHED IT FROM LIGHT OPAL FROM COOBER PEDY.
THIS OPAL HAS A RETAIL VALUATION OF $1000 BUT IT CAN BE YOURS AT A FRACTION OF THIS COST AS WE ARE WHOLESALERS AND BUY DIRECT FROM LIGHTNING RIDGE TO KEEP THE PRICES DOWN AND PASS SAVING ON TO YOU WITH OVER 2500 BLACK OPALS SOLD OVER THE INTERNET SUCCESSFULLY. THE OPAL COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE OF VALUATION FOR INSURANCE PURPOSE WHICH WE SEND WITH THIS BRIGHT MULTI COLOURS FIRE LARGE STONE VIBRANT COLOURS.
Opal Size : 14 X 7 X 2 MM Treated/Untreated : UNTREATED Weight (Carats) : 1.35 CTS
Colour : ELECTRIC RED, BLUE, GREEN FIRE
Pattern : BROADFLASH PATTERN
Number of pieces : 1
Accuracy of picture :
|More Bright||Accurate||Less Bright|
Brightness Rating, 1 Dullest to 5 Brightest :
Opal body tone as recommended by Australian Gemstone Association Ltd :
Base of opal (bottom) :
|Full opal||Clean back||Some Sand||Majority Sand|
Convert Weight : 5 Carats = 1 Gram Covert Size : 6 mm = 1/4 inch (approx)
Not as reactive as in the picture and the back wasnt advertised to be in condition it was on. A little disappointed as I probably would not of purchased knowing what I know now. Some to blame is on me! Now I know to ask or purchase ones that do a full
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|Starts||11th Feb 2015 2:23pm PST|
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