|Dimensions (mm)||not provided|
|Weight (carats)||122 carats|
PERUVIAN BLUE OPAL BEADS
This is a bead strand very well polished with the opal and some of the natural matrix attached to it.There is a mixture of blue and green opal and host rock.Some of the stones are transulant making this a colourful interesting strand.
Length of beads 205 mm app
Size of beads 11x 10x5.3 mm app
Weight of beads 122 cts app
Note At present there are tons of lower grade rough being sent from the mines in Peru and it is being treated.If you wish to see natural untreated blue opal visit PERU OPAL ROUGH on this site.
Peruvian opals range in color from very blue to green / blue to an aqua colored blue.
Peruvian blue opal is relatively rare and is only found in the Andes mountains near San Patricio, Peru. It is a very translucent stone with color similar to the Caribbean Sea. Depending on how the stone is cut it can be clear, scenic (showing varying degrees of color) or dendritic which has black fern like inclusions.
This is the national stone of Peru.
Absolutely gorgeous! Two will be made into stunning gold earrings (drops) paired with freshwater pearls. Special order - I'm sure Walter's wife will be thrilled - she loves opals.6.70 CTS PARCEL OF TREATED WELO OPAL [VS7298 ]
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