Welo Opal Dark Layered Super RARE. Brilliiant Chaff. 2.3ct

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Description

 

Welo is producing a limited supply of interesting dark based opals. Many of these dark opals are dark crystal and some of them are spectacular. This opal is different from those and in my opinion is in a very elite class - nearly in a class of its own. It has a layer of crystal opal naturally formed on top of a layer of dark opal. The clear crystal bar has a hint of blue to it and the dark layer on the back is a dark gray color with a hint of very dark green. This creates a distinctly unique looking type of dark opal. It faces with a slight lavender hue and has an overall dark appearance to it. It is a very beautiful opal.

Additionally, the fire pattern in this opal is exceptional. The chaff pattern is highly sought after. Here, this opal has a beautiful and very densely packed chaff pattern.  Try to imagine the odds of flawless layer of crystal opal naturally forming on top of a flawless layer of dark opal. And then imagine the odds of that opal exibiting a spectular display of color in the highly sought after chaff pattern.

 

 Origin: Welo

Weight:  2.3 carats 

Size: 9.4mm round x 5.69mm thick  

Base Color: Natural dark opal

Consistancy of Base Color (face-up): Perfectly consistant

Brightness Of Fire: Very bright. Easily seen from arms length

Fire Color: Multicolor

Fire Pattern: Chaff

Directionality: Beautiful color from all angles 

Cut: Standard shape cabochon with high grade cut and polish. Ready to be set into jewely or to keep as an investment

Inclusions: None

Treatments: None - 100% natural untreated opal 

 


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A note about my opals: My opals are acquired from the best most direct sources possible. I personally sift and sort through thousands of carats of opals to bring you the best gems that stand-out from the rest. All opals are unique – that is why we love them so much. Uniqueness is matter of degree. The opals you see here are unique to a very high degree.

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